Celebrating its 90th year of exhibition, The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair has selected FootingFirst, LLC to provide its signature TravelRight footing for its equestrian competition and schooling arenas. The selection of FootingFirst, LLC over many other leading surface providers showcases and exemplifies the unsurpassed quality of the FootingFirst, LLC product.
The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, based in Toronto, Ontario CANADA, and FootingFirst, LLC have entered into a partnership that, ultimately, has the ability to benefit many local equestrian operations. At the conclusion of competition, the footing used at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, will be available for purchase, direct from the competition, at a 15% discount off its normal cost. Equestrian farms and facilities taking advantage of this unprecedented discount will also save on the cost of delivery thanks to The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair.
Karen Leeming, FootingFirst, LLC Co-Founder, will be available before and during The Royal to discuss the range of products available and how each one can be specifically tailored to meet the needs of any arena owner or competition promoter.
“We are delighted to be able to support the footing improvements at The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair and with local equestrians in and around the Toronto area, said FootingFirst, LLC Co-Founder Karen Leeming. “When event officials from The Royal selected our footing for such a prestigious event, it crystalized how well respected our product is in the North American equestrian community.”
In collaboration with specialists from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, FootingFirst, LLC has helped to pioneer research that will provide revolutionary insight into proper evaluation, application and installation of footing in all types of riding arenas. The preliminary study involved a variety of horses on eight different footings in Wellington, Florida. The initial results of the three-year study, that commenced in January 2012, will be available at the FootingFirst, LLC display at The Royal Agricultural WinterFair, November 2-11, 2012.
The findings of the tests, combined with the new partnership with The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, continue to showcase the superior products, service and level of expertise that FootingFirst, LLC provides it’s customers, regardless of the venue or level of competition.
For more information on FootingFirst, LLC, please call 800-234-2160 or visit www.footingfirst.com).
FootingFirst, LLC (www.footingfirst.com) is one of North America’s premier indoor and outdoor arena footing specialists. FootingFirst, LLC products include specialized footings and traditional blends and sands, engineered under the highest standards of quality control to deliver comfort, safety, performance and durability. Designed for the comfort of horse and rider, FootingFirst, LLC custom blends offer more resilience, reduce the amount of packing, and help to retain moisture in the surface. With over 30 years of experience, FootingFirst, LLC is a leader in arena footing installation as well as the development of synthetic equestrian footing since its 2002 introduction of the highly acclaimed TravelRight and TraveLite surfaces. After years of research and hands-on experience, FootingFirst, LLC has developed a range of footing surfaces, including the innovative dust-free TravelBright surface. Headquartered in West Chester, New York, FootingFirst, LLC is at the forefront of worldclass arena productdevelopment, manufacturing and installation, for every equestrian environment and discipline, designed to stand the test of time.