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Best Footing Options for Dressage Arenas

By Candice Jackson | Oct 17, 2017

Why are we talking about what it is rather than the best footing for dressage? Sometimes we forget the history and roots of the sport. Footing has advanced dramatically over the years, and while there are many options available, we want to start with the beginnings as a reminder of the long tradition in dressage, […]

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Best Footing for Barrel Racing

By Candice Jackson | Oct 17, 2017

The Best Footing for Barrel Racing Horses Many times we are asked what the best way to keep the horses healthy and provide a competitive advantage for barrel racing. So much depends on good footing, especially for barrel horse racing. Having the right footing is crucial for promoting the utmost safety of the horse and […]

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The Horse’s Footfall Phases and Your Arena Footing

By Candice Jackson | Sep 29, 2017

The Horse’s Gait Phases The arena footing plays an important part in horse training, and to the health and safety of the horse. Whether you compete in dressage, eventing, western or even racing, the footing in the arena you ride in can make a difference. To understand the connection between the area footing and the […]

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