What size stalls do you recommend for horses?
Bigger is always better and, even if you currently own small horses or ponies, we recommend you purchase the largest stalls you can afford. This ensures their maximum comfort and gives you flexibility for the future.
When contemplating stall size, it is important to keep in mind the nature of horses and how they spend their time indoors. When confined, they paw, chew, kick the walls, roll close to walls, as well as in the middle of the stall, lie down, scratch itches by rubbing, and play with anything they can. Another point to consider, your stall will need to be big enough for your horse to stretch out when he sleeps, or about twelve feet long and wide for the average sized horse. It’s easy to see why you would want to give your horse as much room as possible!
A 12’x12′ stall will comfortably accommodate larger horses. For ponies or horses around 14 hands, a 10’x10′ stall would be big enough. Horses over 15 hands should have, at least, a 10’x12′ stall. Horizon Structures offers the option of removable stall partitions. This is the ideal choice to instantly convert your barn to accommodate a brood mare and her foal.