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Thursday, December 2nd 2004, 12:56pm

Horse arena watering!

Heres one I betcha never heard!! I just was "recruited" to take on the project of installing a watering system for an indoor arena for horse lessons and horse shows. There is no grass, just a sandy, peagravel/dirt mix that needs an intermittant LIGHT watering to keep dust down. I want to hang the system just below the roof joists at a 14 foot elevation above the ground for clearance. The arena is 57'X 151'. There is a puny 3/4" water feed coming into the stable, and I think it is at 45PSI. I was thinking of making a resevoir out of a 55 gallon drum to supply a sprinkler pump, to operate the heads with the appropriate water volume and pressure. Any help on types of heads, placement, etc., would be much appreciated! Thank you!


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Monday, December 6th 2004, 10:09am

you'll need a much bigger reservior


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Thursday, December 9th 2004, 7:54am

We have done this before , but we used rotors on stand pipe on corners of ring it worked very well run them for 20 minutes about 30 minutes before ring use

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