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Premier Equestrian Arena Surfaces

Global Experts for Arena Horse Footing

Our horse arena footing products are formulated with biomechanics and injury prevention in mind.  Our indoor and outdoor arena footing materials will keep your equine partner safe, and for the last 10 years, we have been studying how equestrian arena surfaces interact with horse biomechanics.  This research on the best equestrian arena footing is what separates us from competitors.

Want to learn more about arena surfaces and how it affects your horses’ biomechanics? Download our Arena Surface Guide for free to learn how arena surfaces can affect the health of your equine athlete.

Need help finding the right horse footing? Send us a sample of your equestrian sand and our experts will evaluate it to determine which footing product is the best for your arena. Your first sand report is free!

Our Premium Arena Horse Footing Products

Premier Textiles & Fibers

Premier ProTex™

Our own mixture of textile and fiber protects your horse by offering excellent impact absorption, high traction and stability. All this at an affordable price.

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Mix this fiber additive into new or existing equestrian sand to trap loose particles and give your sand much-needed structure. ArenaAid will also help to retain moisture in the substrate.

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Premier Textile/Rubber Mixes

Master’s Blend

This textile-rubber mixture yields the highest stabilization and cushion, giving you a multi-purpose surface that can be adjusted for multiple disciplines.

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Made from recycled athletic shoes, this rubber-textile mixture is designed to provide maximum cushion while retaining moisture and adding stability. Mixes well with existing substrate.

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Premier Crumb Rubber

Premier ProStride

Designed to mix with sand, ProStride is a crumb-rubber horse arena footing formulated specifically for horses. Add this to existing arena surfaces to increase the overall quality.

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OTTO-ReiTex is made of new carpet material and caters specifically to the needs of leisure and amateur riders. It is nearly water-free and very simply to maintain. The footing does not freeze, so it’s rideable all year round.

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Dust Control Products

Hydro-Keep Hydrator

products mfg. for the horse industry by Premier Equestrian

This safe, non-toxic chemical crystal can reduce your arena watering by 50%! Using Hydro-Keep in a no-brainer to keep your arena surface at optimal moisture.

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WHOA Dust is applied directly to your footing. Water activates the additive and stops dust from rising.  Environmentally and animal safe.

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I always dreamed of having an arena like the ones I ride on at competitions all over the world, and now I have one thanks to Premier Equestrian.

Laura Graves

Olympian & Dressage Rider

Premier’s footing is the best we have ever ridden on. It’s the perfect combination of materials, provides superior traction as well as cushioning, retains moisture well, reduces dust, and is very easy to maintain. We couldn’t be happier. Premier Equestrian is simply the best!

Steffen Peters & Shannon Peters

Olympian & Dressage Rider


Riding in poor arena footing is a major cause of equine injury. Soundness, performance, and safety are key motivators for creating a proper arena surface.

Premier Equestrian makes footing easy. We can work with your builder, or recommend one, or help you do your own work. We’ll guide you through each step of the project whether you’re building from scratch or updating your existing arena. The result is two-fold; first, you get the arena you want and second, you save a ton of money doing it. We’ve formulated all our products to give you the very best in safety, injury prevention and optimum performance. Many of our competitors and arena builders will only prescribe the product they sell and not what you need. We will design what’s best for you and your horse. Browse through our website to learn more about our footing products.

What Quality of Riding Surface Are You Striving For?

Three categories describe various options, costs, and characteristics of our arena footing products. From basic arena additives to the very best in arena design we have what you need to match your budget, riding discipline, and maintenance program. Working with one of our Premier Footing Experts will help unlock your specific goals and desires. Our products and operations are tailored to make the process easy and straightforward. We aim to educate you along the way so you understand why, how, and what you should do when planning your arena project.


Use your existing arena base and existing  sand with a Premier footing additive to improve the quality of your surface. A FREE sand report and consultation will determine the best solution for improving your arena riding surface.

Starting at 35¢ per square foot


Use your existing arena base with new sand and a Premier horse arena footing additive. Premier Equestrian can help you source sand in your area giving you a high-quality arena riding surface

Starting at 70¢ per square foot
Sand & aggregate prices will vary throughout North America.


New construction arena - Complete design, construction, drainage, materials, and sand mixed with a Premier horse arena footing additive. We’ll help you design and build a top quality arena riding surface from start to finish.

Starting at $3.00 per square foot

How Arena Surfaces Affect Horse Biomechanics

An ideal surface allows horses to move efficiently. The surface should minimize concussion, absorb shock, provide support, and return energy back to the horse. To accomplish this the surface should have a combination of:

Firmness – level of hardness of the surface
Cushioning – how arena layers dampen shock
Cupping – pressure under the frog & digital cushion
Rebound – resiliency of the surface
Grip – tightness of the surface
Learn more about arena surfaces and biomechanics

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