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The official size of a horseshoe pit is 36 inches by 72 inches. It can be reduced to as little as 31 inches by 43 inches. More »

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Horseshoe pits must be at a minimum 31 inches by 43 inches and a maximum of 36 inches by 72 inches. When building a horseshoe pit, the pitching platforms must increase in size accordingly as the pits decreases from the m... More »

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According to the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, a horseshoe pit must be between 43 and 75 inches long and between 31 and 36 inches wide. The stake is placed in the center of the pit. More »

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To conform with the standards set by the National Horseshoe Pitchers Association, a horseshoe pit may be no longer than 72 inches or wider than 36 inches, as of 2015. The NHPA rules specify that the minimum dimensions fo... More »

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To play the horseshoe game, competing players stand on the same side of the horseshoe pit. The first player throws two horseshoes at the opposite stake. Then, the competing player throws two horseshoes at the opposite st... More »

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To build a backyard horseshoe pit, build two identical wooden boxes, dig two trenches, place the boxes in the trenches on top of landscape fabric, drive stakes into the trenches 40 feet apart from each other, and fill wi... More »

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