Archive for the ‘Arena Maintenance’ Category


Wood Chip Arenas

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

I get many calls from many different people. People who just want to talk about horses (which is fine with me!), people who are building a brand new barn, people who are having problems with drainage, and people who want to fix their current footing with an additive. Now we don’t sell just additives, we […]

Extend the Life of Your Arena

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Everyone wants their arena to last longer. They want to spend money up front, and not have to spend money again on the arena for years to come. Although it sounds nice, this is not realistic. But there are ways to extend the life of your arena to get the most out of it for […]

Barrel Racing

Friday, April 28th, 2017

Let’s talk about barrel racing. Barrel racing is a huge sport where we are located in Central NY. I have lots of friends that race, and many times multiple days a week. If you don’t know the point of barrel racing, let me break it down for you! The horse and rider are timed for […]

Get Your Outdoor Arena Ready for Spring

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

It’s a gorgeous day here in Upstate NY as it seems like Spring is finally hitting us! Do you know what spring time means? More horse riding time outside! Now is the time to get your outdoor arena ready for spring and summer riding! Let’s take a walk to your outdoor arena and assess any […]

How Often Should You Drag Your Arena?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

As I’ve mentioned before, I get arena questions all day long. “What should my footing depth be?”, “What is the best footing for me?”, or “What’s the difference between the TruStride and LiteStride Footing?”. The most common question I’ve been getting lately is “How often should I groom my arena?” Grooming an arena is a […]