Horse Arena Archives - Performance Footing

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Foam Footing vs Trutex Footing

March 12, 2021

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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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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Equine Arena Grooming Equipment

Horse Arena Drags and Grooming Equipment

November 26, 2020

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

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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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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Geotextile Fabric: An Overview

February 28, 2020

Anytime you are working on a project that involves soil, the topic that comes up time and again is how to stabilize the ground for the project ahead. More often than not, the dirt that is on-site is not ideal for the project being built. Soil that is too soft experiences problems with poor drainage […]

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