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About Equitan

Equitan Footing is manufactured rubber — not recycled — so the ingredients are pure without unknown bi-products. It features shock absorption qualities while reducing percussion. This state-of-the-art footing is known for its durability, it does not break down from the sun and can handle high-traffic arenas with less dragging and watering, providing long-term savings. The ideal footing for any equestrian facility.

Equitan Sand

  • Retains moisture
  • Tan color reduces harsh reflections from the sun
  • Soft, non-abrasive
  • Permeable
  • Reduces surface temperature of the arena

Equitan® Technology

IDA Development is proud to be the exclusive distributor in North and South America of Equitan® footing and flooring products. Equitan® has changed the industry for arena footing and multi purpose flooring systems with their state-of-the-art rubber based technology.


System Details

Equitan Arena Footing is ideal conditions for effective training.

  • Perfect balance of surface elasticity and stability
  • Effective support of the back, joints and tendons
  • Weather resistant with unchanged elasticity
  • Low long term maintenance costs
  • Stays consistent in all temperatures and under high traffic conditions
  • Durable
  • Easy care
  • Sure-footed

Equitan material can also be easily added to existing arenas with other footings. In addition, a combination of Equitan and other footing materials can be installed together. This technology can also be used in round pens.


Darragh Kenny

Darragh Kenny is an Irish show jumping rider that has been competing in Grand Prix since he was 14 years old. He boasts an impressive resume of countless prestigious 5* wins including winning the Aga Khan Trophy and the 2015 Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™ Jumping CSIO5* on his home turf in Dublin. Kenny continues to produce exceptional results internationally and on the Longines Global Champions Tour.

Lauren Sammis

Lauren Sammis is an American Grand Prix dressage rider. She won team gold and individual silver at the Rio de Janeiro Pan Am games in 2007. She is also a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist. Lauren is the founder of Sammis Sales LLC, a business that focuses on importing and training European dressage horses. She provides quality horses for sale to premier clients as well as world-class dressage training, instruction and coaching through the Grand Prix level.

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