Even with regular maintenance of your stall, an occasional deep cleaning may be necessary. This will help to ensure your horse’s stall is free from potential insects, fungus, molds or other issues that may have developed beneath the top bedding layers that you did not notice.
Once you, your equipment and the stall have all been properly prepared for cleaning, you can actually begin the cleaning process.
The process you use to clean your stall will be slightly different depending upon the bedding that you have in your stall. For example, if your stall is bedded with straw, you will want to use the pitchfork to remove any soiled bedding. If you have sawdust or shavings, on the other hand, you will use a shavings fork to remove the waste. If the bedding is particularly damp or soiled, it may be easier to use a shovel to pick it up and place in in the wheelbarrow.
As a horse owner, you will need to clean your horse’s stall on a regular basis. Failure to do so will result in unwanted insects and pests while also putting your horse at risk of developing hoof and breathing problems. Therefore, you should expect to take about 20 minutes each day to give your horse’s stall a quick cleaning. Some of the tools you will need for the task include: