Choose the right riding surface for your manege, indoor or outdoor riding arena. Many factors can effect which surface is best for you and there are a variety of surfaces to choose from. Looking for a surface top up, riding surface additive, or a whole new surface, this section can help.
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Garside and Levenseat have a long history of supplying specialist silica sand to the equestrian market - and one we’re justifiably proud of. We’re trusted by contractors, arena owners and managers nationwide to not only ensure the products we supply are the very best around, but for service and technical know-how that’s quite simply second-to-none.
Garside and Levenseat specialist silica sands are washed, dried and graded to meet your requirements and have the following characteristics:
• Unbeatably consistent with a high silica content - meaning they’re virtually free of clay, which compacts and impedes drainage
• A sub-angular grain shape, perfect for aiding compaction whilst allowing great drainage
• An attractive, non-staining, light colour range
PRO ARENA 100
Our Pro Arena 100 our most popular equestrian sand is ideal for use on both indoor and outdoor
equestrian arenas due to its high silica content, free draining capabilities, and sub angular shape. Used in conjunction with your choice of additive it can provide excellent compaction to ensure the best ride possible whatever the weather.
We work closely with the equine industry to understand your requirements, and adapt our roducts and services accordingly. Our team will work with you to specify the perfect sand for your arena, and will help calculate quantities and make delivery arrangements.
Kenward Groundworks is based in the heart of the equestrian community. With over 20 years' experience we are well placed to serve the 'groundwork' needs for a simple one or two stable installations as well as large stable blocks and yards for equestrian centres across the South East.
Familiar with working in equestrian environments, both our teams and working practices are in tune with the needs of our equestrian clients and more specifically, the horses.
We apply our groundworks experience to equestrian applications offering the following services however the list is not exhaustive and we are happy to discuss any specific requirements not listed.
Chapelstone Equestrian Construction design, manufacture and install stables and arenas to a very high standard throughout the south of England. Much of our business comes to us via word of mouth recommendation. Our customers tell us they are impressed with our attention to detail, the quality of our materials and craftsmanship, and the finishing touches that make their installations beautiful, workable and most importantly, safe environments for their horses and themselves. In addition to the stables we also construct other timber outbuildings, such as field shelters, hay barns, tack rooms, dog kennels and runs, garden rooms, washdown areas and more. Arenas are planned and constructed with meticulous attention to detail – the base, the drainage and the use of the correct materials must be right before the surface goes down. We know that there can be no shortcuts on this element of the build. We can provide you with sand and fibre surfaces and sand and rubber. We also supply arena rakes designed by us to keep your surface well maintained for years to come. “The arena you put in seven years ago still rides fantastic even through the summer months…” Anna We have our own in house craftsmen to manufacture and erect timber buildings to the specification you have requested. We also have our own team of groundworkers, who have years of experience in installing arenas and laying bases for stables and other buildings. We also provide fencing, driveways, parking and turning areas. In fact, just about anything you may need to complete your dream equestrian yard. “If you want a yard built to your own specifications I would recommend speaking to Chapelstone for a bespoke service…” Cathy Evans (BHSII) Our ‘tagline’ is Run by Horse People for Horse People. Many of the staff at Chapelstone own or have previously owned horses, or ride regularly and are immersed in the equestrian lifestyle. This love of equines coupled with our construction knowledge means we have a real understanding of how important your horses are to you, and know what it takes to make the layout of an equestrian facility flow perfectly. We have been in business for fifteen years, and have built huge commercial yards and small, private stables. Some of our customers have taken advantage of our design and planning department and have handed the entire project over to us and have enjoyed a full turnkey service. Other customers have simply wanted a stable base laid, or asked for a field shelter, or have wanted an existing arena re-surfaced. Chapelstone are also your first stop for ThirstyBed bedding, SolarMate solar equestrian lighting and Hotline electric fencing and stable mats. We can also install solariums, horse walkers, showers, arena & stable solar lighting and watering systems. Whatever you are looking for, contact us at Chapelstone for an informal chat.
The CORE EQUESTRIAN grid provides the foundation for a low maintenance riding experience. The grids are highly shock absorbent, promoting natural horse movement but also a sturdy and firm surface for riding on. It can withstand immense levels of pressure from the horses’ shod hooves moving at speed. A key benefit of the grid is that its highly efficient drainage allows the riding area to be used all year round, as well as protecting the subbase – providing a riding area that only needs to be prepared once with minimal maintenance after the installation.
The grid enables you to maintain a free draining arena, paddock or menege that can be consistently used, regardless of weather. By creating a separation layer between the subbase and the riding course, it prevents the surface from becoming saturated and subsequently ‘churned up’ by avoiding your riding course and subbase mixing. This is especially helpful in those high trafficked areas around feeding stations and frequently used gateways that can often collect water and become unsustainable throughout the colder, wetter months. By ensuring that the grids promote free drainage, it further reiterates the versatility of our grid by reinforcing the fact that our grid ensures all weather riding.
The grid can be filled with all traditional infill materials that are often found within riding arenas, such as a waxed surface, non waxed, silica sand and rubber chippings. The grid itself can also be filled with a soil mix so that you can have a discrete grass area that is fully reinforced and can tolerate all traffic types.
Graham Heath Equestrian is a UK Manufacturer of premium-quality, steel framed equestrian buildings. This can be for your horses, livery yard or equestrian centre. The team at Graham Heath Equestrian design and build both American style barns and Indoor riding arenas. Therefore, no matter the style, they can help.
The team discuss the customer’s requirements and design their equestrian structure based on exactly what they require. They ensure all buildings pass structural calculations before being built, so you can be rest assured you’re getting the best service all round. In addition to perfecting the design, the construction team ensure the entire structure is flush fitted once erected. This will reassure you that yourself as the owner, and your horses, have a safe environment, keeping you safe, comfortable and at ease. Get your free quote today!