• “Is it time to change my stall mats?”

    We’ve discussed the benefits of using stall ...

  • 10 Most Popular on Carolyn’s Footing and Bedding Blog

    Several years ago I created a blog not knowing ...

  • Add SmartStall™ Mattresses to Your Dream Barn

    Everyone loves to plan their dream barn. ...

  • Are Your Stalls Ready For Winter?

    With the Farmers’ Almanac calling for ...

  • Arena Footing: It’s Not Just About Feet.

    Arena footing isn’t just about the feet—but ...

  • Barn Hacks For Your Barn!

    Running a barn is a lot of work. Barn Hack's ...

  • Biggest Mistakes When Installing an Outdoor Arena

    The summer weather has everyone wanting ...

  • Bonding with your Horse

    Have you ever had an instant bond with a ...

  • Breaking Down the Recipe of our Footing

    We get many questions about what our footing ...

  • Come See Us at the Empire Farm Days!

    This week, from the 11th to the 13th, we ...

  • Correct Footing for Horse Disciplines

    Horse disciplines are all so diverse. There’s ...

  • Cutting Back On Horse Bedding

    Horse bedding can be straw, sawdust, wood ...

  • Deep Sand in Your Horse Arena

    Have ever tried to run on the beach? Not ...

  • Do Your Research Before You Build!

    Researching horse arenas is your very first ...

  • Dyna’s Story- Navicular Syndrome

    I love my job. Mostly because I love horses, ...

  • Flaking out on Magnesium Chloride Flakes

    I have been getting a lot of questions about ...

  • Horse Foam, No Compaction, Ever!

    I’ve had a few questions lately on how ...

  • Horse Stalls Rubber Mat vs. Foam Mattress?

    When choosing a surface for your horse stalls, ...

  • How Much Bedding is Too Much?

    I’m going to continue on with answering ...

  • How to Create a Safe Foaling Stall

    With foaling season upon us, you may have ...

  • IGK Equestrian Teams With Project Green Ball

    In 2012, IGK Equestrian teamed up with Project ...

  • Is Slippery Footing Causing Damage To Your Horse?

    A five-day rain stretch has finally come ...

  • Is Your Horse Eating It’s Bedding?

    What is your horse eating throughout the ...

  • Keeping Horses Cool During Hot Weather

    The summer hasn’t technically started ...

  • Oops! I Spilled Water In My Stall!

    I’ve helped out at a lot of different ...

  • PARMA Groomers are the Perfect Accessory

    Maintenance can be one of the biggest hassles ...

  • Phew stall odor?!?

    Fuming over stall odor, Phew? The average ...

  • Promoting Safety and Good Health in Barn

    Safety and Good health in barn are always ...

  • Sand Vs. Mattress … What is Your Horse’s Preference?

    Only if horse's could talk, then maybe we ...

  • Should You Cut Back On Horse Bedding?

    Are you using hay bedding in your stalls? ...

  • SmartStall Vs. Rubber Filled Mattress

    You all know by now that I like to write ...

  • SmartStall™ Can Help You Go Green Too!

    Our SmartStall™ Mattress system is a ...

  • SmartStall™ Saves on Time and Money!

    Who loves spending hours and hours taking ...

  • Stall Floors

    You would not believe the kind of questions ...

  • Stall Rest

    At some point when owning a horse you may ...

  • Stall Rest Recovery

    Having a horse dealing with stall rest recovery ...

  • The Top 5 Complaints About Arena Footing

    I know I know, it has been awhile since ...

  • The Top 5 Complaints About Arena Footing

    Over the years, I have heard dozens of complaints ...

  • Tips for Cooling Down Stalls as Temperatures Heat Up…

    Cooling down stalls as temperatures heat ...

  • Transitioning our Topcover

    Since the start of our mattress system journey ...

  • We’re Headed to Switzerland!

    We never ruled our a trip to Switzerland ...

  • Why Add Fibers to Arena Footing?

    Many customers call about adding fibers ...

  • Winterize Your Horse Barn

    Here in Upstate NY, our winters are brutal. ...

  • Wood Chip Arena Footing

    Wood chip arena's are common when discussing ...