Tips and instructions

 

Lid attachment
 
 
 
 
 
 
There are four lugs which must be aligned with four matching
recesses underneath the lid rim to remove the lid.
 
There are protrusions on the lid and the body which, when aligned,
mean that the lugs and the recesses are matched up for release.

 

 
 
 
 

HayHutchLockBoltThe Lock Bolt

Very occasionally, a persistent, "naughty” horse can learns to rotate the lid
and remove it.
 
If this is problem, use special the Lock Bolt (supplied).

Attach the lid and rotate until the Lock Bolt hole lines up with the
embossed arrow.
 
Insert the Lock Bolt and tighten.
 


Hay Hutch reassembly

If you have ordered more than one Hay Hutch,

we may cut them into two pieces for efficient transport.

It takes a few minutes to reassemble the Hay-Hutch before use.

You will need are two 13mm (1/2") spanners.

Please note: The nuts and bolts should be checked

regularly to make sure that they have not become loose.



 

Hay-Hutch Net attachment

If your Hay Hutch has arrived with holes drilled for the Hay Net, go to (5).

To drill holes to attach Hay Net

Use a marker pen to mark the location of the holes.

Use a drill fitted with an 8mm bit.

1) Unpack the net and place it over the OUTSIDE of your Hay Hutch. Please note

that the Hay Hutch Net for Mini, Small and Medium are conical. Please make

sure that you have them the right way up. The Net for the Large is cylindrical

and can go either way up.

2) Use engineers grips, bulldog clips or tape to hold the net in place at the top

so that it does not move whilst holes are being drilled.

3) Carefully drill one hole for each Net aperture around the neck of the Hay Hutch.

Be very careful to avoid tangling the Net with the drill or risking injury to hands

or fingers. For added protection, consider wearing gloves. Also consider marking

the drill points with a felt tip pen, removing the Net and then drilling the holes

with hands and Net clear.

 

4) Stretch the Net down, if necessary, and carefully drill a hole for each Net aperture

around the base.

 

5) Place Net on the inside of The Hay Hutch. For the conical nets (Medium, Small,

Mini) be careful that the Net is the right way up. Use engineers grips, bulldog clips

or tape to hold the net in place at the top so that it does not move whilst threading

retaining cords  through.

 

The retaining cords for conical Nets (Medium, Small and Mini) are two different

lengths. The shorter cord should be used at the top and the longer at the bottom.

Thread the retaining cord through the Net apertures and the holes drilled

top and bottom.

 

6) Tie the cord with a secure, non-slip knot. You may need to drill one extra hole

to get both ends of the cord end back inside.

 

7) That’s it! You can now fill up and use your Hay Hutch as normal.

 

 

Please note: The judgement as to suitability of using the Net for your horse lies

with you, the owner. We have not had any problems with the Hay Hutch Nets

with our own horses but cannot be held liable if you do.

 

If you would like to download the instructions in printable form, please click HERE.

 

 

There's a Hay Hutch to suit you . . .
Small Hay Hutch

Small Hay Hutch£172.00

Suit larger stables, yards and paddocks.

Three apertures.

Holds three quarters of a small bale.

Large Hay Hutch

Large Hay Hutch£295.00

Best for groups

Six apertures

Holds two and a half small bales

Medium Hay Hutch

Medium Hay Hutch£185.00

Suit paddocks, yards or large stables

Three apertures

Holds one small bale