Indoor arenas: We occasionally get to ride in them, and we often think how nice it would be to have one. However, owning an indoor arena is out of the price range of most of us common horse folk.
Interior of Indoor Riding Arena
Sure, if you're a professional horse person you can write it off as a business expense and that might make it a do-able proposition. However, most of us simply cannot afford the price of an indoor arena. Well, not unless someone pulls our lucky lottery ticket.
Oh well, it doesn't hurt to dream; and sometimes thinking about the impossible is a lot of fun. Let's pretend money did fall out of the sky. What kind of an arena would you build? Here are a few thoughts on different indoor riding arena options.