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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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Enhancing Arena Safety with a Curved Horse Arena Kick Wall

By |2020-06-15T22:46:05+00:00December 14th, 2019|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Horse Arena|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

OPTIMIZING YOUR BARN WITH A BEAUTIFUL AND SAFE ARENA KICK WALL As horse owners, safety is always at the forefront of our minds. We carefully choose feed, equipment, trailers, exercise regimens, and every small detail to keep our horses safe, healthy, and performing their best. Designing a horse arena should be no different. Though [...]

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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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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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Horse Arena Footing 101

By |2020-06-15T19:21:46+00:00February 9th, 2015|Categories: ARENA FACTS, Press|Tags: , , , , , , |

Good Arena Footing is a springy surface with good traction and no dust.  Sounds pretty simple, right? What is the Best Footing for a Horse Arena? An arena surface is somewhat deformable to absorb impact energy, yet sufficiently resilient to give the horse more spring. It allows the horse to move so that his hooves slide [...]

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