Preview: Randy Fenimore: Arena Surface
Randy Fenimore has turned ground work into an art. We’re not talking about ‘doing’ ground work with a horse but laying the right ground work for the horse. Randy owns and operates Arena Technologies, which specializes in creating and maintaining the best possible surface your horse can train and show on. In these videos, Randy reveals the principals in laying a great foundation for your horses’s footing. This interview is jam-packed with information on how you can improve your horse’s performance while reducing lameness and vet bills. Randy says one cutting horse client reduced their injection bill by 90% once they got their arena surface fixed. You’ll want to take notes!!!
Contrary to common belief, the sand is not the most important part of your arena surface! In this video, Randy explains what goes into creating great ground and how getting the base right is the most crucial part of the process.
Imagine cutting your vet bill from six figures to five figures! That's what one cutting horse operation did when they fixed their arena surface using Randy's principals. In this video, Randy also reveals how to maintain your surface and the little-known key to watering the arena to get the longest life from your sand.
The sand is down and the new arena surface is complete. Randy explains compaction, when to float out hoof prints and when to work the ground as part of daily maintenance.