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How do I smoothout a horse field to make it mowable?

Discussion in 'Sports Field Management' started by kb9nvh, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. kb9nvh

    kb9nvh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Renter paid her bill so crisis averted for now...I may have to revisit this thread though when she does move out.

  2. kb9nvh

    kb9nvh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    Renter is moving, looks like the neighbor is going to bring over a yard box and scrape the surface with that. She has one horse she needs to sell or give away if needed. Wife wants a horse..I think its a bad idea.

  3. kb9nvh

    kb9nvh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    renter moved out
    Left back yard for me to deal with

    Got guy with skid loader and harley rake. Man, what a dream. That machine and rake made the back yard smooth and the tracks eliminate worries about ruts and ruining the septic leach field.

    I'm sold...I dont want a bac hoe anymore I want a skid loader with multiple attachments..LOL
  4. LilesLawn

    LilesLawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    Disc the top to break up the ridges, drag with a roll of chain link and let it rain. If you have access to a roller, it would help after.
  5. kb9nvh

    kb9nvh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    That would work...The guy next door had tire ruts from a big truck that came through..his solution was to disc the pathway...ended up being a mistake as that area ended up way different than the surroundings..you would have to do the whole yard....with the horse damage I would have had to do the whole thing tho so it would have worked..good suggestion.

  6. defibulator

    defibulator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    sold those wheel motors and pumps yet ?
    if not , pm me contact info
  7. kb9nvh

    kb9nvh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 602

    I sold the mower deck recently and I still have the pumps and wheel motors and run flats. I posted them on Craigs list a few weeks ago.
    I'm asking 100bucks for each piece with no guarantee or 200 bucks each with a money back 45 day satisfaction guarantee. (Do ya feel lucky...:) )

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