I am a huge fan of having these pits/mats by the waterer and by the main gate to stop it from becoming a mud hole. Which is a big problem here in western Canada. (Also this link has some cool tips)<<like this pinners idea
Dover - 4 stalls, a tack room, feed room, and pella windows. I like the covered drive through on the side to unload horses in the rain! I would love to this on my farm it's perfect since I don't need a big barn.