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mpleasance 03-14-2011 07:58 PM

Poles anyone?
Hi, I was just wondering what ever one uses for pole bending at home. I don't really have the money to go out and buy professional ones. Just looking for some good ides. And the construction poles aren't really an option lol.. I ride right by the road. :)

Poseidon 03-14-2011 10:42 PM

I'm pretty sure the ones at my barn are just PVC pipes in bases so that they stand up.

Cali 03-14-2011 10:55 PM

Ive seen PVC in coffee cans with cement
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flytobecat 03-14-2011 11:29 PM

Thats what we use -pvc pipe stuck in a coffee can with concrete in it.

A knack for horses 03-14-2011 11:45 PM

I think PVC pipe is going to be your best option. As for the the base, I'd have no idea what to use

myhorsesonador 03-14-2011 11:46 PM

We used to use paint buckets because they don't tip so easy.

bubba13 03-15-2011 03:02 PM

Buying a set of pole bases really isn't all that expensive. Here's a review of several: Pole Bending Bases

BarrelracingArabian 03-15-2011 08:49 PM

we used the pvc with coffee cans and the orange caution cones the are long not the pointy ones but the pole looking ones

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