Casting Rails

Casting rails are an addition to the stall walls to help a cast horse right themselves.
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The cast horse is covered in husbandry. What these rails do is allow the horse to gain a purchase by the hoof to allow him to push off of the wall and right himself.

As you can see, they can be a simple board added or a manufactured rail of rubber. If using cinder blocks (CBC), either add an extension to form a ledge or include a trough, though I don’t think that is as good as a ledge.

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