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Maintaining Your Arena Sand as Seasons Change

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Proper maintenance to your arena sand is key to maintaining a safe and attractive arena for your riders.

Maintaining your equestrian arena sand is crucial not only to the health of the arena itself but also to the horse and the rider. If the sand is too dry, then dust becomes an issue. However, if it’s too wet, then mud is a worry. Both issues can lead to serious injuries for the horse and rider, so maintenance is essential, especially in changing seasons. Some of these things we can control, but as the seasons change, it becomes necessary to take certain precautions to protect your arena from unpredictable circumstances by keeping it as well-maintained as possible. Continue reading Maintaining Your Arena Sand as Seasons Change

Why a Dust Free Arena is a Must: Proper riding arena sand keeps your riders (and horses) safe

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Keeping your riding arena sand dust free

Whether you’re a trainer, rider, or superintendent, you want the arena to be as dust free as possible. The only way to do this is to look to a quality riding arena sand mix or blended equestrian footing. Not only will this keep the facility looking professional, but you’ll also avoid those major health concerns. More than the importance of saving money is the health and well-being of everyone involved in your arena.

The condition of your riding arena sand is critical to the health and safety of your riders (and their horses) In fact, there are many, many reasons to keep the dust at bay. Here are the top five. Continue reading Why a Dust Free Arena is a Must: Proper riding arena sand keeps your riders (and horses) safe