The shop is a metal building,
approximately 25 X 50 feet. It houses the Hydro Spa equipment.
There is also an overhang that was constructed to cover the
The Hydro Spa is 50 feet long, where the horse enters from
one end as it slopes down to the center where there is an
underwater treadmill. It then slopes up to exit. This is excellent
conditioning for horses and particularly for injured horses.
The spa provides an excellent extra business opportunity.
It is somewhat similar to a hot tub in that it has four jets
on each of the horse’s legs along with bubblers. The
water is temperature controlled. It is very inexpensive to
operate, requires no unusual knowledge and only takes two
people to put the horse through the spa. These spas are becoming
more and more popular for sport horses.