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Good afternoon to all -

I'm having difficulty finding clay for the stalls in my new barn. To my Houson friends....anyone have a suggestion?
 

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why do you want clay in your stalls ? I have clay dirt. It does not drain. It hold the urine, its the grossest dirt around. It is slippery when wet, then it dries like a brick. It gets on your shoes and weighs a ton. If it dries in a hoof, you can barely pick it out..
 

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My stalls started out with about 8" of sand on top of clay soil. Over a few years the moisture from the clay and the horse's hooves have made a fairly solid floor but nothing like cement. It is easy to clean. Urine seeps thro altho I'll throw a handful of diatomaceous earth on the pee spots. This helps absorb the urine until I get in there to clean.
 

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I would just go for some road base (big rock mixed with some dirt) or screenings (also called birds eye). They compact well and drain well and are easier to find. Good luck!
 
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