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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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Mixing The Best Footing For Horse Arenas

June 10, 2020

When we think of the perfect arena footing, we think of a top footing that clumps together easily, has a little give, and can retain just enough moisture to ward off excessive arena dust. This consistency helps cushion your horse’s movement while giving them support and much needed traction. Unfortunately, the perfect arena footing is […]

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Foam Footing vs GGT Footing

June 3, 2020

No arena has the perfect footing. A constant work in progress, good equestrians regularly scan the internet for options on what to add to constantly improve their arena surface. This includes selecting materials that stabilize the sand, offer firmness, cushioning, and can serve for a multitude of riding styles. As riders, we have tried our […]

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Foam Footing vs Trutex Footing

May 29, 2020

Whether you have an indoor or outdoor arena, making sure your footing composition is just right keeps both you and your horse happy. However, completely revamping your arena footing can be costly with many competing materials to choose from. As equestrians ourselves, we know the importance of building a riding arena fit to your needs […]

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Horse Arena Footing Prices

April 14, 2020

When building or modifying a horse arena, choosing the correct footing materials is one of the most important aspects. You can build a beautiful, functional indoor or outdoor arena, but if the footing is ineffective, horses and riders can get hurt. In addition to the type and quality, price is an important consideration when choosing […]

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