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Horse Arena Footing Sand

It is extremely important to know what type of sand you are purchasing. Many manufactured sands lead to compaction, dust and serious health concerns for riders and horses. Let Highway Fuel help install your top layer footing with their high-tech conveyor truck, with minimal leveling required. When riding in an arena, footing is one of the most important aspects of your horse’s performance.

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It is extremely important to know what type of sand you are purchasing. Many manufactured sands lead to compaction, dust and serious health concerns for riders and horses. Let Highway Fuel help install your top layer footing with their high-tech conveyor truck, with minimal leveling required. When riding in an arena, footing is one of the most important aspects of your horse’s performance. Benefits of Footing Sand
  • Low Impact Surface
  • Improved Traction
  • Eliminates Dust
Tip: Preparation is critical to a successful project. Plan for proper drainage and excavation prior to delivery and installation of footing material.

Calculating Material

Volume

1,728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot
27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard
7.5 cubic yards = 1 unit
One 5 gallon bucket = 0.67 cubic foot

Area

144 square inches = 1 square foot
9 square feet = 1 square yard
43,560 square feet = 1 acre

How much area will a cubic yard cover at a given depth?

At 1/2″ deep, 640 square feet
At 1″ deep, 324 square feet
At 2″ deep, 162 square feet
At 3″ deep, 108 square feet
At 4″ deep, 81 square feet
At 6″ deep, 54 square feet
At 12″ deep, 27 square feet

Material weights

Please note weights can vary due to moisture content.
Bark Mulch: 500-800 lbs/cubic yard
Compost: 800-1,100 lbs/cubic yard
Soils: 1,300-2,000 lbs/cubic yard
Gravel: 2,000-2,500 lbs/cubic yard
Sand: 2,000-2,300 lbs/cubic yard

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Our estimate planning tools are provided for your reference and convenience. Highway Fuel is happy to help, please call us at 503-363-6444 or email info@highwayfuel.com for assistance.