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EQ Life September magazine: Design by vision

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Design by vision

By Adele Severs

If you’ve had a little more time this year to ponder property improvements and a covered or indoor arena is on your wish list, there are many things you need to consider in terms of structure, positioning and design. And of course, everyone’s individual specifications are going to be slightly different; no two properties are the same.

FEI dressage rider, coach and former judge, Roger Fitzhardinge, emphasises the importance of careful planning if you have aspirations of building a covered or indoor arena. He says the first thing to consider is position; take heed of prevailing winds and consider closing in certain sides, and ensure there is adequate drainage. Ventilation, particularly in Australia, is also crucial: “It’s really important that there is ventilation because in summer if you've got an indoor that's fairly closed in, it gets stinking hot!” warns Roger....

Read the full article in the September issue of Equestrian Life magazine here.



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