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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct. 7, 2006
    on and off the bit

    Default Indoor/Outdoor Arena Footing

    Here are a couple of questions for barn managers and boarders:

    What is the footing in your indoor and/or outdoor arena?

    If it isn't your "dream" footing, what would would be, if you could have any footing you wanted?
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul. 16, 2003
    Guthrie, OK


    Our arena is both in/out. 1/2 is under roof/enclosed. Hard to describe.

    Anyway, the footing obviously has to be the same for both parts. It is 1/3 concrete (C-33) sand, 1/3 screenings (called blue stone or crushed limestone in other areas) and 1/3 Permaflex shredded rubber.
    I LOVE it.

    Oh, and a 9" compacted screenings base that drains to one outside corner. With french drains installed around the outdoor perimeter.

    Did I mention I love it?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Feb. 9, 2005
    Upper Midwest


    I would like the OTTO footing that they had at KHP for an indoor please. I would do the jumper mix though vs. the dressage.
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  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar. 12, 2006
    Western South Dakota


    Ours for both arenas is washed river sand and wood chips. Works well for us.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Jul. 16, 2003
    Guthrie, OK


    Re sand.
    Definitely get something that is cleaned! Not just plain fill sand. Too many fines = dust.
    So go with washed river sand or concrete sand. Don't get mortor sand.

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