An adapted version of a machine used to evaluate soccer terrain might be useful for assessing riding arenas.
Dr. Morgan Hayes of the University of Kentucky describes barn and indoor arena ventilation problems and how to fix them.
The survey asked owners, managers, and riders about arena construction characteristics, air quality, arena footing, and associated health outcomes in horses and humans.
Researchers determined that the equestrian community has still not reached a point where it can objectively—or even subjectively—compare arena surfaces in a reliable manner, especially for certain qualities like responsiveness and uniformity.
Researchers are asking horse owners, managers, and riders to complete a survey about air quality, conditions, arena footing, and associated health outcomes in horses and humans.
A riding arena is a major financial investment. Here’s what to ask before you begin construction.
Of the 825 respondents, 370 (45%) said they do most of their riding on private land.
Stay on top of the most recent Horse Health news with