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Arena Dust Control

How-to Guide: Horse Arena Dust Control

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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Equine Arena Grooming Equipment

Horse Arena Drags and Grooming Equipment

Properly designing and building your horse 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

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 Biomechanics

Horse Biomechanics: The Key to Optimal Performance

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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