Mounting Block

Who doesn’t love DIY horse projects? This mounting block is the perfect one for those that don’t mind using screws, a sander, and wood. Mounting blocks are basically sturdy steps that help you get on your horse. You can buy them in the store, but expect to pay a lot! This version is simple to make and only requires a few basic supplies.

This DIY is courtesy of Budget Equestrian. She has lots of DIY projects that you won’t want to miss!

Supplies for Mounting Block:

  • 1″ x 2″ furring strip
  • 2 1/4″ screws
  • Latex painters caulk
  • Sandpaper
  • Sander
  • Paint
  • 18 volt drill with screw head attachment

And some lumber that’s cut to these measurements-

  • 2″ x 4″ x 16″ (6 pieces)
  • 2″ x 4″ x 12″ (2 pieces)
  • 1″ x 2″ x 20″ (2 pieces)
  • 1″ x 6″ x 20″ (6 pieces)


Watch this video for a step-by-step guide to making your very own mounting block.

Want more DIY projects? Check out: You’ll Want To Pull Out Your Hammer For These DIY Horse Stalls!