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I'm looking for suggestions on what to backfill my run-in and paddock with. My run-in currently has crushed asphalt in it and it is as solid as a rock. Probably not good for my horses. Should I be using some kind of sand mixture or something. I would like it to pack fairly weel so cleaning is easy. How about for the paddock? It is currently a clay base with top soil. Gets quite mucky with the rain. Any suggestions?

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For your run in a sand clay mix or straight sand would work as long as you do not feed your horses in the run in. Ingesting the sand could lead to colic. The sand clay mix absorbs moisture well stays cushy on the horses feet and legs and stays packed easily. I'm not sure what kind of paddock you have but a sand/woodchip mixture would work. You may want to scrape the top soil off if possible if not don't worry about it. hope this helps.

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