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Arena Dust Control

How-to Guide: Horse Arena Dust Control

December 28, 2020

Riding arenas commonly have problems with excessive dust—particularly when indoors. Horse arena dust control is crucial for the health and performance of your horses and riders. Dust can irritate the eyes, nose, and lungs, causing breathing problems and other health risks. With know-how and determination, dust can be minimized through continual maintenance and dust control […]

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Outdoor Horse Arena

How to Build an Outdoor Horse Arena

December 21, 2020

Refurbishing an outdoor horse arena can be stressful. Building a brand new arena is a much bigger project with extensive financial commitments. There are many factors to consider, such as budget, size, practice, and materials. Whether you are starting at square one or upgrading your arena, the first step is knowing how to begin the […]

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Ideal Dressage Arena Footing

What Is the Ideal Dressage Arena Footing?

December 14, 2020

As with any equine arena, having the ideal footing in a dressage arena is critical for both horse and rider performance. Installing and maintaining the proper footing can boost performance and confidence in dressage riders and their equine partners to perform to the best of their ability. Knowing what the ideal dressage footing is and […]

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Horse Arena Footing

Horse Arena Footing: Understanding the Basics

December 7, 2020

With any horse arena, one of the most critical elements is the footing. The type, quality, and ratio of the materials you use can determine your arena’s quality. Whether it be an indoor or outdoor arena, you should choose high-quality footing materials and diligently maintain them. What Should a Good Footing Do? The best footing […]

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Equine Arena Grooming Equipment

Equine Arena Grooming Equipment & Maintenance

November 26, 2020

Properly designing and building your equine riding arena requires significant planning and unique designs. While the initial construction is essential, consistent arena maintenance is just as crucial for keeping your horses and riders safe and satisfied. This post will provide some advice concerning arena equipment and general maintenance tips for your arena. Every horse arena […]

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Arena Footing Affects Horse Performance

How Arena Footing Affects Horse Performance

November 10, 2020

Whether your arena is indoors or outdoors, the footing you choose will affect horse performance. Understanding how your horse moves, being knowledgeable about surface properties, and selecting the proper footing for your horse will impact their health and execution. The Properties of Footing Surface properties can have a significant effect on your horse. No matter […]

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Horse Arena Hazards

Horse Arena Hazards and Safety

October 13, 2020

Whether you are looking into building an arena or merely maintaining one, there are several things to consider that can impact your horse, horse trainer, and rider’s safety. Your arena consists of layers that can create a safe and enjoyable riding experience when combined correctly. Some of the factors that can impact an arena to […]

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Horse Biomechanics

Horse Biomechanics: The Key to Optimal Performance

August 19, 2020

Understanding equestrian biomechanics is understanding the biological movements that contribute to the riding process. The act of riding a horse is challenging and unnatural for both the horse and rider. The sport itself demands a great deal from both its participants, bringing to light questions regarding the most effective methods of training, riding, and how […]

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How to Build a Round Horse Pen

How to Build a Round Horse Pen

August 12, 2020

Horse pens are a valuable training tool for many equestrians, allowing for a smaller space to work with your horse when an arena is too large to fit your needs. Not only does it allow for better focus, but similarly allows easier guidance of your horse with tools best used in smaller spaces, such as […]

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Yoga Mat Arena Footing

Yoga Mat Arena Footing

August 7, 2020

For many, reading anything about practicing yoga on an equestrian blog is going to create some confusion. Yoga might be good for the body and mind, but what does it have to do with horses? The answer to this question rests in the mats. While a relatively new material, yoga mat footing is proving a […]

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