• “Help! My arena footing froze!”

    We occasionally hear from riders and trainers ...

  • “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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Arenas “Go Green” Too!

    In today's world "Green is good"!! When ...

  • Biggest Mistakes When Installing an Outdoor Arena

    The summer weather has everyone wanting ...

  • Breaking Down the Recipe of our Footing

    We get many questions about what our footing ...

  • Breathing in Dusty Arenas

    Everyone that rides horses has probably ...

  • Broodmare Stall Tips

    If you intend on breeding any of your horses ...

  • 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 ...

  • Daily Hoof Care

    “No hoof, no horse!” We seem to hear ...

  • Do Your Research Before You Build!

    Researching horse arenas is your very first ...

  • Empire Farms Days, Seneca Falls NY

    Come and see us at the Empire Farm Days, ...

  • Equine Affaire

    November 12-15th was the Annual Equine Affaire ...

  • Extend Life of Arena

    Everyone wants to extend the life of their ...

  • 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, ...

  • Horses “Go Green” Too!

    The popularity of “go green” has been ...

  • How to Create a Safe Foaling Stall

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

  • IGK Arena Footing Ads Win Big!

    I am thrilled to announce two of the IGK ...

  • 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 ...

  • Meet TruStride™ customer Nancy Rosen!

    Nancy Rosen is the owner of Frog Hollow ...

  • Oops! I Spilled Water In My Stall!

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

  • Our Footing Can Help You Go Green!

    Farms all around the country have been working ...

  • PARMA Groomers are the Perfect Accessory

    Maintenance can be one of the biggest hassles ...

  • Phew stall odor?!?

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

  • Picking Up Manure in Horse Arenas

    We love to catch up with customers. If we ...

  • Promoting Safety and Good Health in Barn

    Safety and Good health in barn are always ...

  • Respiratory Issues for Performance Horses

    I recently came across this article in The ...

  • Retaining Boards in Arenas

    Let’s talk about outdoor arenas. What ...

  • 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 Link Between Sand Footing and Lameness

    Need another reason to avoid sand arena ...

  • The Top 5 Complaints About Arena Footing

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

  • The Top 5 Complaints About Arena Footing

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

  • Tips for Cooling Down Stalls as Temperatures Heat Up…

    Cooling down stalls as temperatures heat ...

  • Top 10 Blog Posts

    We have had our blog up and running again ...

  • Top 4 Signs of Arena Footing Amendment

    The ideal arena footing would be cushioned ...

  • Transitioning our Topcover

    Since the start of our mattress system journey ...

  • Visit Us at Equine Affaire!

    Once again we visited everyone at the Equine ...

  • We’re Headed to Switzerland!

    We never ruled our a trip to Switzerland ...

  • Why Mixing Equestrian Footing Is Not Okay!!

    Around this time of the year, many equestrian ...

  • Winter Watering Tips

    Well, today is December 14th, and it is ...

  • Winterize Your Horse Barn

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