Archive for the ‘Summer’ Category


Barn Hacks For Your Barn!

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Running a barn is a lot of work. Whether you have a lot of help or not. It can be easier with different tips and tricks that you can use around your barn. I’ve pulled together a nice list of a few “barn hacks” to make your life at the barn easier! In the summer, […]

Biggest Mistakes When Installing an Outdoor Arena

Monday, July 6th, 2015

The summer weather has everyone wanting to start working their horses outside, and get out of their indoor arenas. I get the most calls about going about outdoor arenas just around the beginning of June. When building anything, a minor mistake can lead to something very costly, and a horse arena is no different. There […]

Add SuperStall Mattresses to Your Dream Barn

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Everyone loves to plan their dream barn. Like what the doors will look like, if it will have a cupola, or what stall doors they want installed. Doing a lot of research before going straight to building this dream barn is always ideal too. So of course I get lots of emails about horse stalls. One […]

Flaking out on Magnesium Chloride Flakes

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

I have been getting a lot of questions about the use of Magnesium Chloride flakes for dust control in horse arenas so I decided to conduct some research on this topic. Magnesium Chloride Flakes are white flakes that consist of magnesium chloride, containing over 51 percent water of hydration. Seeing that these flakes can absorb moisture that […]

Dust Control in your Arena

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

  Have you noticed your arena is dustier than usual? You’re not alone. Arena dust is more apparent in the summertime, especially with the hot, dry weather we’ve been experiencing lately. Riding just exacerbates the problem because the more you ride, the more your footing breaks down, eventually becoming airborne and creating dust. Constant inhalation […]