How do you decide what type of arena footing to use?

To decide what type of arena footing to use, consider: - the arena location: this impacts drainage, which in turn affects the surface - the natural soil available - this affects the final mix - the size arena being planned - whether it will be indoors or outdoors - the base and sub-base being used The various options include sand, sand and fibre, sand with rubber crumbs etc. They will have pros and cons depending on your particular circumstances.