How to Build A Horseshoe Pit


Building your own horseshoe pit is easier than you may think. I used landscaping timbers and landscape timber stakes to build the frame.
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
First decide on location. See link for more information on specific measurements.
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
I used landscape timbers and stakes to create the frame and backerboard
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
Dig out the space for the frame, making it lower than ground level. See link for more details.
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
Add sand to create a 4" base.
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
Stake should be 4" above sand level. See link for more specifics on placement.
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
I built two pits, mirror of each other. Stakes are 40' apart. Need plenty of space for stray horseshoes!:)
how to build a horseshoe pit, outdoor living
Ellora at Creatively Southern

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