Chapter 17. Riding Arena Surface Materials

  1. Eileen Fabian Wheeler

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470344675.ch17

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design

How to Cite

Wheeler, E. F. (2006) Riding Arena Surface Materials, in Horse Stable and Riding Arena Design, Blackwell Publishing Professional, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470344675.ch17

Author Information

  1. Associate Professor in Agricultural and Biological Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813828596

Online ISBN: 9780470344675



  • surface;
  • traction;
  • influences;
  • distribution;
  • outdoor arena


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Riding Arena Surface

  • Understanding Footing Raw Materials

  • Common Footing Materials

  • Challenging Footing Materials

  • Locally Available Materials

  • A Footing Recipe To Try

  • Characterizing Footing Materials

  • Dust Management

  • Water Use and Techniques

  • Surface Maintenance

  • Summary