Archive for the ‘Dust’ Category

Expensive Now, Worth It Over Time

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

      I talk to horse people all day, whether through email, phone calls or in person. But often times, these conversations are cut short as soon as the individual hears the price of our footing. After hearing the price, the conversation ends very quickly. I don’t even get a chance to explain to […]

Ultimate Arena Guide

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Over the years we have answered numerous questions about how to build an arena from start to finish. You can imagine how lengthy that conversation or phone call can be. For this reason, we decided to build The Ultimate Arena Guide that has everything you need to know about building an arena! There are seven categories […]

Cost of Maintaining a Sand Arena

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Maintaining an arena is not always easy. Depending on how much traffic you get a day on your riding ring, you could potentially be grooming it every few days. I want to take a look at the cost of maintaining a sand arena. For this price breakdown, we are going to assume the following scenario: […]

Arena Etiquette

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

I grew up riding outside with my friends down trails, across field, everywhere. Then one day I found myself leasing a horse in a local barn, where I now had to ride in an arena with multiple people, and had no idea about arena etiquette. I quickly learned that ring etiquette is very important! Let’s […]

How Long Does Your Footing Last? Part 2

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Last week I talked about our most popular question: “how long does your arena footing last?” We talked about how the sand particle plays a huge role in the longevity of your arena footing. Today we’re going to talk about the different additives you can have in your footing and how those play into the longevity […]