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post #11 of 17 Old 12-27-2011, 07:44 PM Thread Starter
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Thank you for the great tips! I greatly appreciate it.
I only need it for one horse. I don't weld, but I do know a couple people who could help me out in that department if needed. I'm going to take a look into some of these ideas, see what I can get my hands on and put something together.
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post #12 of 17 Old 12-29-2011, 12:55 PM
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These are all great ideas!

Ava- a 7 year old Paint Mare
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post #13 of 17 Old 12-29-2011, 01:09 PM
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Our is a capped piece of pipe. The base is an old disk blade.

All recycled materials.
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post #14 of 17 Old 12-29-2011, 01:16 PM
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The umbrella stand really works well! (except mine is super heavy... lol) We just slit a tennis ball to place on top of it. So far so good!
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post #15 of 17 Old 12-29-2011, 01:19 PM
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So here is my hoof stand:
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post #16 of 17 Old 01-06-2012, 07:36 PM
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This is what I use. They only come in pairs, but for $30, you can give one to a friend. They do tip easily, so I don't recommend it if your horse does not stand still while trimming. I wish that I had the means to bolt it to a board, so that it couldn't tip, but for the most part, my horses behave and I don't really have any problems with it. Torin Jacks 3 Ton Jack Stand Pair- Walmart.com
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post #17 of 17 Old 01-10-2012, 08:41 PM
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Jack stands work great! You can cut an old piece of carper into strips to wrap and extend the cradle. I duct taped mine the first time with some foam carpet padding. I think it lasted 2 or 3 years like that. I attached it to a base (using a metal flywheel from an 18 wheeler as the base) with screws and a couple of brackets the hubby made. It weighs a ton LOL but it is stable and as safe as I could make it.

I should mention I ground the teeth off the flywheel before using it!

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