Safer Surfacing Equestrian rubber
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Having invested significant time and effort creating your ideal equestrian arena, you will want to make sure you have a perfect riding surface.
The traditional arena or menage topping can be silica sand, which initially looks good and rides well, but after heavy use or prolonged periods of rain you may find it riding too deep, with the creation of ruts and pits.
This is where our recycled equestrian rubber surface truly comes into its own. Used as a top up material specifically for arenas and menages, Safer Surfacing equestrian rubber is an ideal solution.
How it is made
Equestrian rubber from recycled automotive rubber
Safer Surfacing manufacture the equestrian automotive rubber by recycling automotive rubber (such as door trim etc.) using a shredding and granulating process to produce a 15mm to 20mm chip. This is a lighter and less dense product. This process of recycling does leave some small plastic clips within the chippings. These are approximately 15mm in length and cause no harm and do not affect the ride quality of the surface.
There are many benefits to using Safer Surfacing equestrian rubber and these include;
- Minimising leg concussion risk by offering a level of protection for feet and tendons
- The equestrian rubber resists frost to around -5 degrees giving a truly year round riding experience
- Very little maintenance as or annual replenishment as the rubber does not decompose, break down or blow away
- The chipping aids surface drainage.
How much will I need?
For topping up a tired sand or wood chip based surface you will need the following: (please note these are based on having a 50mm top up to the area)
20 x 20m requires approximately 9.5 tonnes
20 x 40m requires approximately 19 tonnes
Therefore a 100m square area requires approximately 2.3 tonnes of equestrian rubber.
How is it delivered?
You can order the equestrian rubber in a bulk bag via our online shop.
Bulk load orders
Please contact our team on 0151 357 1391 or via this contact form to discuss bulk load options.
Getting the logistics right for you is very important so do feel free to call one of our team on 0151 357 1391 and we will be happy to advise on any questions or concerns you may have.
We are also happy for customers to collect themselves from our premises – please telephone or email us to arrange. 0151 357 1391 or email@example.com
How is it laid?
After receiving the equestrian rubber you will simply need to spread it across the surface and the harrow it into place.