Geotextile Sand Additives Explained


WHAT GEOTEXTILES DO AND WHAT TO WATCH OUT FOR Geotextile sand additives designed to be mixed with sand arena footing are flooding the US market right now. But what are geotextiles and what benefit do they provide your footing? Geotextiles and fibers bind with the appropriate sand, adding stability and cushion and retain moisture—factors that can [...]

Geotextile Sand Additives Explained2021-06-14T16:19:25+00:00

Preventing Arena Base Hazards and Issues


No matter what kind of footing you choose for your arena, it will not perform optimally without the appropriate base. For your footing to be successful, the riding arena base needs to be leveled and able to DRAIN properly. Easier said than done! Arena Base Construction and Common Problem Areas There’s a lot of information [...]

Preventing Arena Base Hazards and Issues2021-03-25T20:10:19+00:00

Soundness, Performance, and Your Horse Part 2: Uneven Arena Footing


In part 2 of our series on the effects of arena footings on the soundness and performance of your horse, we examine the impact of uneven arena footing. Let's take a look at the above photo and what it means for the horse. The picture shows a horse traveling straight on a very uneven sand/dirt [...]

Soundness, Performance, and Your Horse Part 2: Uneven Arena Footing2021-05-03T14:02:26+00:00