Horse Stable

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Horse Stable


a place where horses are kept. Stables for Thoroughbreds house studs, mares, and yearlings. Thorough-breds are kept in individual box stalls; yearlings are stabled individually in box stalls or in groups in large rooms. The standard measurements of box stalls for studs, mares, and yearlings are 3.5 m × 3.5 m. Stables for draft horses are equipped with tie stalls and box stalls for lactating mares and their unweaned foals. The standard measurements of tie stalls for large breeds of horses are 1.75 m × 3 m; stalls for small breeds usually measure 1.6 m × 2.85 m.

The interior of a horse stable usually consists of two rows of box stalls, tie stalls, and large rooms along the outer walls and a central passage running lengthwise. The box stalls and large rooms are equipped with feeders and waterers. A horse stable should also contain other facilities, such as a riding school (80-90 sq m), a feed room (10-12 sq m), a dressing room (6-12 sq m), a harness room (10-12 sq m), a staff area a watering place (to be used in the absence of a waterer), and a room for testing a stud’s seminal fluid (in the absence of a place designated for artificial insemination). If the floor of the stable is hard, a sewage system is built. Stables with box stalls for Thoroughbred and draft horses should house no more than 40 head; stables with large rooms can keep up to 100 horses.


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