Arena & Footing

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Riding arenas have the potential to be a rider’s dream. And just like the horse’s training regimen, it all comes down to the foundation. There is some complex engineering involved in arena footing construction. If you are thinking of investing in building an arena, there are also some important factors to consider – factors that can influence either the advancement of your horse’s performance – or put him at risk for lameness or ligament/muscle injury.

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Tractors by themselves are limited without attachments. Deciding on what tractor attachment to purchase will be driven by your needs and priorities of use. Ask yourself the following questions: Do you need the tractor to simply move square hay bales and manure with a loader?

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Certainly, there is no one-size-fits-all approach to designing and building an indoor arena, and as this is one of the most significant investments a farm owner can make, there are many factors to take into consideration to ensure you are left with a riding arena that will meet your needs for many years to come.

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By BC Ministry of Agriculture and Lands - Constructing an outdoor riding ring with safe, clean footing that’s easy to maintain, holds up in all kinds of weather, and does not cause pollution is an elusive goal of many horse owners. The three key elements in building an outdoor riding ring are design, materials, and maintenance.

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Arena footing has a significant impact on a horse’s performance and health. Good footing provides traction and cushions the impact of the horse’s feet, while poor footing can hurt a horse and impede performance.

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