Archive for the ‘Barn’ 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 […]

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 […]

Attached Arenas Create Dust in Barn

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Building or renovating a barn can be fun, but also very time consuming. You’ll want to design a barn that promotes good health for both the humans and the horses in the barn! Although building your barn with an attached arena sounds like an ideal situation, it could severely affect your horses’ health. An article […]

Training Your Dog Around Horses

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

I just moved my horse to a new private barn that just has my horse and a second horse. It is a quiet barn with miles of trails, which is exactly what I want! Riding trails weave in and out of the woods and across fields. With such nice landscapes, I’ve also been thinking about […]