Frequently Asked Questions
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Answer: No, the SOILTEX horse arena surface is a man made fibre and does not rot. The SOILTEX horse arena surface does not support any bacteria or fungus growth.
Answer: No, the SOILTEX horse arena surface is made from poloyester fibres and these are not in any way affected by UV exposure. The SOILTEX horse arena surface can be used for both indoor and outdoor horse arenas. Our supplier has indicated a lifespan of 15+ years. SOILTEX has been installed in Australia for over 9 years and the first arenas installed are still riding beautifully - with NO top-up required.
Answer: We recommend to achieve the best results from your SOILTEX horse arena surface to mix 2kg of SOILTEX per square metre of the arena surface. Adding more than this may result in a surface which is too "hard". Using a lower grade of product (not SOILTEX) a larger quantity may be required to achieve a similar result. BEWARE of surfaces offered that contain offcuts of sanitary waste, nappy and medical / paper material.
Answer: No, the SOILTEX horse arena surface is mixed in with the sand of your arena / horse arena surface and is locked in with the sand and will not move at all.
Answer: Yes, the Equine Solarium is rated IP44 which means the unit is splash water resistant. The Equine Solarium control box is rated IP65.
Answer: The Equine Solarium is supplied with an electrical control unit including a timer and cable complete with plug to connect the Equine Solarium to the control unit.
Answer: Yes, the Equine Solariums are built with the safety of your horse as paramount. The Equine Solariums have all rounded edges and the infrared heat lamps are well set back inside the body of the Equine Solarium.
Answer: Yes, the energy of the infrared radiant heat of the Equine Solarium stimulates blood circulation and improves the healing and recovery process.
Answer: The Equine Solarium can be used for drying after washing, however the Equine Solarium is used as part of preparation and as a therapeutic treatment.
Answer: Yes, Capricorn Horse Stables can be delivered in any dimensions required, this enables the Capricorn Horse Stable to be fitted into any building.
Answer: The Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplied in both powder coated or hot dipped galvanised.
Answer: The bar distance of the Capricorn Horse Stables is 53mm, this is the safest bar distance.
Answer: No, the border boards of the Capricorn Horse Stable are made of PVC pannels. This makes the Capricorn Horse Stable unique.
Answer: No, the PVC panels used in the Capricorn Horse Stables do not rot.
Answer: No, the panels of the Capricorn Horse Stables require no maintenance and do not need to be painted or oiled.
Answer: The Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplies with either roller (sliding) or hinged doors.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Horse Stables are manufactured so they can be assembled without welding.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplied with removable side and inner walls to provide a mare and foal boxes and also to make it less labour intensive when removing old bedding.
Answer: The Capricorn Horse Stables door closing mechanisms are designed safe for horses and those that have to operate the doors.
Answer: The Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplied as both freestanding boxes and also the Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplied to fit into an existing building design.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Horse Stables can be supplied with several different designs of windows, window frames and shutters to suit the building in which the Capricorn Horse Stables are located.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Arena Grader has been carefully designed to be used on both sand and SOILTEX arenas.
Answer: Yes, the unique design of the Capricorn Arena Grader allow the Arena Grader to include the corners in the grooming process.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Arena Grader is designed to be fixed to the 3-point linkage of a tractor.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Arena Grader has a swivel action which allows you to groom a Showjumping Arena without removing the jump wings.
Answer: The Capricorn Arena Grader is supplied with 16 tines, the number of tines used with the Capricorn Arena Grader is dependant on the surface on which it is used.
Answer: The Capricorn Arena Grader can be supplied in 1,800mm and 2,200mm widths.
Answer: Yes, the Capricorn Arena Grader is equipt with a plough to pull in the edges of the arena.
Answer: The Capricorn Arena Grader is fitted with a distance wheel to keep the Capricorn Arena Grader away from the arena wall.