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How do you build a temporary horse arena...fast... and cheap....? Answered

I have a lot of room to build... and I need to do this by tomorrow, also cheap! Oh and I am stuck in this little town with only a Walmart.... So hope that helps...Also I don't have any fences at all... Just open field.



7 years ago

Many horses won't cross a rope strung at normal fence-top height, for a few days anyways.

Snow fence might work, but you'd need to pound a lot of fenceposts. Both of these things are easily available at Lowe's/Home Depot/etc, but the Walmart might not carry them.

Put some protection on top of those fence posts if you use the steel tee posts. I wouldn't ride in an arena that was ringed with sharp steel stakes just waiting to punch holes in my or my horse.

Rent a big-top?