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An enclosed area in a barn in which a single animal can move around freely.
- ‘A typical box stall is usually 10 feet X 12 feet, or 100 to 144 square feet.’
- ‘Interestingly, the smaller the box stall, the greater the chance of your horse developing an abnormal habit, e.g., cribbing.’
- ‘Hoss chose not to look over the edge of the box stall.’
- ‘I was reserved to box stalls in the Scottish stabling area, seeing as I'm the only ‘Yank’ as they like to call me.’
- ‘They offer eight box stalls with wood floors, straw and hay.’
- ‘I led a rather reluctant Glory up the much larger ramp into the plane and led him into a small box stall prepared for him.’
- ‘Both groups were housed in 3.6 - × 3.6-m box stalls throughout the experimental period.’
- ‘Consequently, daily, forced exercise for horses confined to box stalls may better prepare them for future mechanical stress.’
- ‘Horses were kept in 3.7-x 3.7-m box stalls and fed the same diet as during Phase I.’
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