Archive for the ‘Barn’ Category


Footing Depth

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Footing depth is always a tricky question. The depth of the footing really depends on what you plan on doing in your horse arena. I’ve had customers call saying they want 5 inches of footing in their arena. That’s a big no no. You don’t want to have your arena footing so deep that your […]

Choose a Footing that Won’t Freeze

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Finding a footing that can handle a wide range of temperatures is hard. The most common question recently is “does your footing freeze in the winter?” The quick answer to that is no, it doesn’t freeze in the winter! Being located in Upstate NY in the Finger Lakes Region, we had to create a product […]

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 […]