Originally Posted by Roux
Gravel roads are probably the most difficult surface for a horse to walk on. The fact that they footing is uneven under the sole and the rocks have no give can create small intense point of pressure that can be very ouchy.
What is the difference, if any, between road gravel and pea gravel? The shape of the gravel? The thickness of the gravel bed?
I am hoping to replace the drylot mud my horse lives in with something with better drainage, and many people say pea gravel is the best. Yes? No?