Stall Mat® is a very heavy (26 ounce per square yard) nonwoven, polypropylene geotextile manufactured specifically for use in horse stalls. Stall Mat’s unique finish creates a super tough, water permeable horse stall mat that delivers a tremendous 41 gallons/minute/sf of water flow rate. Stall Mat® is a tough and economical alternative to rubber mats.
Typical subsoils in horse stalls are nearly impermeable. As a result, it is important to create a drainage layer between Stall Mat® and the subsoil. Without a drainage layer, it may appear the animal’s urine is not passing through the mat. Actually the flow is blocked by the subgrade soil. A 4 inch layer of crushed, angular stone placed between the Stall Mat® and the subsoil will create a drainage layer for the animal’s urine.
To install Stall Mat® unroll the desired length and cut with a quality utility knife. Measure enough mat to cover the stall floor and run up the stall sides a foot. Place the mat in the stall with the finished or “shiny” side up and the “fuzzy” side down. Attach the mat with galvanized wood screws and 2 x 2 furring strips that can be purchased at a local hardware store. Cut off the excess with the knife.
Stall Mat® is tough enough to withstand the repeated removal of bedding. We recommend a minimum of six inches of bedding to maximize the life span of the mat. When strong urine smell is an issue apply a disinfectant such as Pinesol directly on the exposed mat and allow it to drain through.
Stall Mat® is available in 13’ x 150’ rolls.