There are some things we horsepeople take as gospel right? Such as: it’s important to have a saddle that’s the correct fit. Or that a back-protector and helmet are probably a good idea if we want to stay safe.
They seem so obvious that we would never question it. So it seems strange to us that there are companies out there that will peddle you the same surface, no matter what you use it for and how much traffic it might get – we’ve seen a few and we’re far from impressed by what we find.
However a white paper recently published by the Fédération Equestre Internationale has finally proved beyond all doubt what we at Leisure Ride knew all along – that for optimum performance, soundness and to maximise the reduction of injury risk to your horse then best practice is to have the right arena surface for the right task
Click here to Download and have a read for yourself – the result of in-depth long-term research by Independent Vets, Animal Welfare Experts, 6 Universities and the Centre for Racing Research.