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Equestrian Surfaces – A Guide: Construction Materials

By |2020-07-03T16:50:29+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 |2020-07-02T22:43:16+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 |2020-07-01T16:31:39+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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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 |2020-06-15T22:49:10+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 [...]

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Evaluating Arena Surfaces

By |2020-06-16T18:18:54+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The above photo shows even, stable and cushioned horse arena footing. This horse is traveling straight and landing safe on level and cushioned horse arena footing consisting of high quality quartz sand and FSGeoTEX geotextile fiber sand additives. This proper arena surface gives the horse confidence and ease to perform. How to [...]

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Riding on Friendly Horse Arena Footing

By |2020-03-06T17:13:52+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Arena Footing, Horse Arena, News, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

RIDING ON FRIENDLY HORSE ARENA FOOTING Equine Journal January 2019 Learn about how to choose the right Horse Arena Footing for your Riding Arena.

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How to Keep Your Geotextile Horse Arena Footing Perfectly Maintained

By |2020-06-16T18:58:19+00:00September 7th, 2016|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Arena Footing, Horse Arena, News, Press|Tags: , , , , , , , |

How to Properly Maintain Arena Footing Daily Arena Dragging and Leveling During the first week after installation of geotextile arena footing, we recommend maintaining your arena footing blend by watering and rolling the arena surface daily. Afterward, for daily maintenance, simply water and harrow the horse arena footing with an appropriate arena drag. The arena [...]

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HIT-Draingrid Arena Base Construction

By |2020-06-16T19:23:17+00:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: Arena Footing, Press|Tags: , , , , |

New arena base construction method saves water and provides a perfect horse riding surface even in the most severe weather As featured in the California Riding Magazine, June 2009 Water conversation has been a top-of-mind subject for many years now, but it’s always been tough to tackle in the world of arena maintenance. A subterranean [...]

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