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How to Build the Perfect Driveway

January 17, 2020

Whether for a new construction project or an update on an older home, quality exterior design is a must. While many individuals spend a great deal of time thinking about home colors and landscaping, one very important focal point is often forgotten– the driveway. Not only is the driveway the first entrance into your home […]

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Arenas in the Rain: Geo Drainage Solutions

January 3, 2020

Roots are the earth’s natural way of stabilizing soil as it is exposed to harsh elements day after day. Whether belonging to grass, shrubs, or trees, roots extend into the ground like fingers, keeping the soil contained during even the harshest rainfall. In the horse arena however, this is not possible. Manicured and cultivated to […]

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What are Geocells?

August 29, 2019

We know how difficult it is to maintain the integrity of your gravel driveway or your dirt parking pad. Flooding and excessive use can cause the surface to shift. To help you solve this, our team at Performance Footing has developed the highest quality Geocell Base-Core. But what are Geocells? Geocells are cellular confinement systems […]

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Horse Arena Dust Control: Solutions for a Dusty Arena

June 19, 2019

A dusty equine arena can be problematic for both humans and horses. As an arena owner, we know that you want to create a top-notch environment where humans and horses alike can perform at peak levels, and excess dust can get in the way of that. Why Is Dust Problematic? Aside from the obvious annoyance […]

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Perfecting and Maintaining your Indoor Riding Arena Footing

June 14, 2019

Whether you are in the process of planning, or building your indoor arena or you are refurbishing your riding surface, having high quality footing is essential. There is no exact science for choosing your footing materials or ratios. Factors such as disciplines and the affordability and availability of certain materials affect your final product. Regardless […]

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Arena Sand Calculator: Ordering the Right Amount of Sand

June 5, 2019

Deciding how much sand you need to complete your horse arena can be a difficult, intimidating task. Order too much and you end up overspending on the sand itself and on redistributing the leftover sand. Don’t order enough and you end up having to spend more money to ship more in. To help you with […]

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Equine Arena Drags: Answering Common Questions

May 16, 2019

In planning, constructing, and maintaining any equine arena, there are a variety of factors to consider. One of the most important aspects of any horse arena is the riding surface that the horses will ride on. While selecting the proper arena footing is a very important process, maintaining its quality is also equally important. Here […]

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How to Choose the Right Footing for Your Riding Arena

May 10, 2019

Finding the right footing for your arena can be a difficult and confusing process. There are a wide variety of options and price points, and these change depending on whether you are footing an indoor or outdoor arena. Let’s discuss the typical composition of footing, explain how to choose the right footing for your arena, […]

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Horse Arena Base 101: Understanding the Elements

April 29, 2019

Constructing any type of building or infrastructure requires a solid, stable base, and horse arenas are no different. An arena is only as good as and will only last as long as its base, which is why understanding the requirements for a good base is so important. Let’s explore the different sections in an arena, […]

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Choosing the Correct Horse Arena Sand Depth

April 24, 2019

Building a riding arena for your horses requires making big decisions about the footing. What type of footing should you use? What materials are available near your location? All of these considerations are important in the planning process, but one of the most important, yet often under considered factors, is the horse arena sand depth. […]

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