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  1. #1
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    Default Windscreen for arena sides?

    I am looking at putting up a different type of sides on my CoverAll riding arena. The curtains we have had for ten years keep getting torn up by the wind and won't stay in adjustment. I've heard of using windscreen for the sides. I am in Kansas so have to consider both climate extremes, as well as wind. Does anyone have experience with windscreen for this purpose?

    Thanks!!



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    Not sure how they are in the really cold temps, but they are very popular down here. And help a lot with the wind and sun.
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    thanks! Still hoping to hear from someone on how they do in the winter.



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    We installed these in 2001...we have tons of big wind(60mph+ a few times per year)They are still doing great! Love them!

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    Thank you, AC! I will definitely be calling your company! Where are you located, and what kind of winters do you have? Also, are the screens strong enough that if a horse butted them with his nose it wouldn't damage them?



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    I've seen a lot of the screens that you can see through but they don't seem to block a harder wind that well. Is there such a thing as a heavier (perhaps tarp-like?) screen that can be rolled up and down, depending on the weather?



  7. #7
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    @Password - I'm interested in this as well. Seems to me if you had a screen, weather could come in and out as it pleases (temperature mainly). If it's hot but windy, one would think you would want to let a breeze in the arena to freshen the air a bit.

    Interesting.



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