The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May. 5, 2009
    Location
    Location: Indiana, but my heart is in Zone II
    Posts
    2,842

    Default Outdoor Arena Dust..other than water suggestions?

    Sooo, here in Indy, we are in drought conditions. Watering the ring will be out.

    Any other suggestions? I know some people use some type of oil? Can anyone give suggestions on product and application?

    My current situation:

    Sand ring. No tractor right now so an appliance hooked to a big tractor is not an option. Neither is adding rubber etc at the current time.

    Sigh. Talk about a dust bowl...
    Come to the dark side, we have cookies



  2. #2
    Join Date
    Apr. 14, 2001
    Location
    Minnesota
    Posts
    17,752

    Default

    I used to board at a barn that oiled their indoor footing. They used mineral oil, IIRC, in industrial quantities.

    It kept the dust from being terrible, but there was still enough that riding in there was not real fun, and you'd go home and blow black boogers for the night. And if you fell? You were COVERED in the footing.

    Yeah, it helped a little with the dust, but really came with a set of it's own issues



Similar Threads

  1. Outdoor Arena Dust Control - Without Watering
    By lwk in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jun. 29, 2012, 11:21 AM
  2. Homemade Outdoor Arena...suggestions?
    By BoysNightOut in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Aug. 15, 2011, 09:31 PM
  3. Equiwax? for arena dust?
    By winfieldfarm in forum Around The Farm
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: Dec. 15, 2010, 11:52 AM
  4. Replies: 2
    Last Post: Sep. 3, 2010, 05:07 PM
  5. lighting suggestions for outdoor arena??
    By happyhorsegirl in forum Off Course
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: Oct. 1, 2009, 10:13 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •