How to Build a Horseshoe Court

MOTHER's guide on how to build a horseshoe court. If you play horseshoes regularly, sooner or later you'll want to build a court of your own.



Horseshoe Court 2
Horseshoe Court 2: Wood corner stakes, anchor the box's front.
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Horseshoe Court 1
Horseshoe Court 1: Digging a trench.
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Guide to building a horseshoe court
Guide to building MOTHER's old-fashioned horseshoe court.
ILLUSTRATION: DON OSBY
Horseshoe Court 3
Horseshoe Court 3: Leveling the box and backstop (a).
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Horseshoe Court 4
Horseshoe Court 4: Leveling the box and backstop (b).
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Horseshoe Court 6
Horseshoe Court 6: Fastening each stake with metal plates.
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Horseshoe Court 5
Horseshoe Court 5: Leveling the box and backstop (c).
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Horseshoe Court 10
Horseshoe Court 10: Filling the pit to top with native clay (a).
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Horseshoe Court 9
Horseshoe Court 9: Checking stakes vertical alignment.
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Horseshoe Court 8
Horseshoe Court 8: Positioning the stake in center of the box.
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Horseshoe Court 7
Horseshoe Court 7: Fastening each stake with screws.
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Horseshoe Court 12
Horseshoe Court 12: Finishing off the backstop with a coat of paint.
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Horseshoe Court 11
Horseshoe Court 11: Filling the pit to top with native clay (b).
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