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FAQ: HIT Draingrid Pavers

By |2020-09-10T19:29:10+00:00September 2nd, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , |

HIT Draingrid Pavers create all-weather arenas and mud-free horse paddocks. But, we understand there is a lot to consider when choosing every aspect of your grounds. Here, we provide you with all of the need-to-know information about this world-class arena and paddock base system. The most important question first: Why use HIT Draingrid Pavers? Nowadays [...]

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Arena Maintenance FAQ

By |2020-09-10T20:10:44+00:00August 14th, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , |

After spending all that time in researching and money working with a contractor to build your riding arena, the most important part that is so frequently overlooked, is the arena maintenance. Daily, proper arena maintenance is the key part of keeping your riding surface at its optimum and extends its longevity. Let's take a look [...]

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Arena Footing FAQ

By |2020-09-10T19:57:10+00:00July 24th, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , |

Arena Footing: You Have Questions, We Have Answers Arena footing is an important investment in your horse's soundness and performance. Here, we answer some of the most common questions about riding arena footing. What constitutes safe arena footing? Safe arena footing is an even, stable, and cushioned surface, watered daily to eliminate dust. The proper [...]

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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: Construction Materials

By |2020-07-22T19:35:59+00:00July 3rd, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|

Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide is a comprehensive handbook produced by the Swedish Equestrian Federation. It breaks down everything you need to know about horse arena footing. In a series of posts, we will cover each chapter. Next up, chapter 5: Construction Materials. Sand, gravel and other materials used for surfaces are a science [...]

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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: Arenas, Their Function and Properties

By |2020-07-22T19:42:24+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|

Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide is a comprehensive handbook produced by the Swedish Equestrian Federation. It breaks down everything you need to know about horse arena footing. In a series of posts, we will cover each chapter. Next up, chapter 4: Arenas, their Function and Properties. How a riding surface functions must be characterised [...]

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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: The Interaction Between the Hoof and the Surface

By |2020-07-01T16:30:20+00:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|

Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide is a comprehensive handbook produced by the Swedish Equestrian Federation. It breaks down everything you need to know about horse arena footing. In a series of posts, we will cover each chapter. Next up, chapter 2: The Interaction Between the Hoof and the Surface. THE INTERACTION [...]

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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: Training for Soundness and Performance

By |2020-07-22T19:44:02+00:00July 1st, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|

Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide is a comprehensive handbook produced by the Swedish Equestrian Federation. It breaks down everything you need to know about horse arena footing. In a series of posts, we will cover each chapter. Next up, chapter 2: Training for Soundness and Performance. TRAINING FOR SOUNDNESS AND PERFORMANCE [...]

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Riding Arena Base Options Explained

By |2020-09-10T19:38:44+00:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS|

Horse arena footing consists of many more components than the top, visible sand layer. When building a riding arena, the base is a very important part of the arena footing. However, it is often overlooked! Choosing the correct arena base material is imperative in building a functional indoor or outdoor arena. Therefore, consulting a professional [...]

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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: Introduction

By |2020-07-01T15:12:04+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , |

Equestrian Surfaces - A Guide is a comprehensive handbook produced by the Swedish Equestrian Federation. It breaks down everything you need to know about horse arena footing. In the following 12 posts, we will cover each chapter. First up, the Introduction. INTRODUCTION Know-how is important in order to install a good riding arena [...]

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Mud Prevention in Paddocks

By |2020-08-03T03:19:55+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , , |

How to Live a Mud-Free Life Mud. It’s a prevalent problem most horse owners face year-in and year out, and can cause an array of issues. When moisture takes over the ground and horses walk over it regularly, mud develops and can cause more than a mess. Though it’s a battle that’s been [...]

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