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Horse Arena Lights

Frequently Asked Questions

We asked our customers questions they had about LED Horse Arena Lights. Scroll below to find answers to our most common questions. Or call (888) 423-3191 to speak with a lighting expert.


What are Horse Arena Lights and How Do I Light a Riding Arena at Night?

We have lit hundreds of horse arenas across the country. First, we start by creating a lighting plan and then shipping customers the lights. We can suggest pole locations or use your existing poles to find the ideal horse arena lights for your project.

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How Do You Illuminate a Horse Arena with Horse Arena Lighting?

There are two types of horse arenas – covered or indoor arenas and outdoor arenas. Both are easy to light up. Indoor or covered arenas can be lit from above with either High Bay LED Lights or LED Low Bay Lighting installed from the ceiling. LED indoor arena lights provides proper light levels and balanced lighting.

Outdoor arenas are more challenging since the lights are pole mounted. To solve this challenge, we recommend creating a lighting plan. With a lighting plan, you can choose the right flood or area light to provide the best light levels and balance.

Outdoor Area with Flood Lights

200 Watt Flood Lights lighting up the outdoor arena

Do You Sell Indoor Horse Arena Lighting and Outdoor Horse Arena Lights?

We do, we offer both Indoor Horse Arena Lights and Outdoor Horse Arena Lights, both designed to provide bright, trouble-free lighting for years. Even our indoor horse arena fixtures are designed to be protected from wind and rain, in case you have a covered but open horse arena.

What Are the Benefits of LED Horse Arena Lights or Roping Arena Lights?

The main benefits are safe riding and energy savings. It’s important to create well-lit and balanced lighting across the entire arena for both the rider and the horse. Beyond that, you need a reliable and dependable. These lighting solutions excel at energy efficiency and energy-saving solution.

LED Equine Arena Lighting are instant on and instant off. And you can expect 10-20 years of trouble-free, bright, and high-quality outdoor equestrian arena lighting.

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How Many LED Horse Arena Lights Do I Need for a Horse / Riding Arena?

It depends. Some customers want an arena to have 5 to 10-foot candles so they have a bright space to ride at night. Others use their arenas for competition or training and need higher light levels. The key is to avoid having shadows between the fixtures in the arena while maintaining the desired light output needed for a safe riding environment.

The secret to determining how many lights you need is to have us create a lighting plan. It’s not just for you. It’s for us so that we know the solution we are offering is going to work. We will work with your space, and your requirements, to give you the best lighting option to provide the proper lighting for your space.

Scroll to the top of this page and ask us to do a free lighting plan for you.

How Much Glare Will There Be? What Can You Do to Reduce Glare?

You can reduce glare with a few techniques. Mounting angles and higher mounting heights help as well. Adding frosted covers to high bays reduces glare for indoor or covered lighting. The type of glare reduction techniques will depend on your specific location.


Do You Have LED Indoor Arena Lights and Outdoor Lighting Fixtures in Stock?

Yes, we do. We stock indoor horse led arena lights ( high bays ) for covered / indoor arenas and flood lights for outdoor arena lighting. Our main warehouse in Nashua, NH stocks thousands of LED Light Fixtures. And we have other warehouses in the USA where we can access even more lights.

We can usually ship within 1-3 days of receiving an order. This depends on where you are and the warehouse we ship the lights from. We use UPS ground to ship our lights.

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Do You Have Anything Low Cost? I Have a Small Budget.

Yes, we do. We can work with you and see if we can find the led fixtures and solutions to meet your budget.

How Many LED Lights Do You Need to Light Up a 250 X 150 Feet Horse Arena?

We’re asked all the time to light up outdoor arenas, around 250 ft wide by 150 ft wide. We usually see 3 light poles per 250-foot long side.

The best lighting solutions we have found include 3 outdoor horse arena lights per pole. And depending on the light we choose, you can achieve 5-7 foot candles with our 200 Watt led outdoor arena lights flood light. And 10-15 foot candles with our 400 Watt flood light.

One thing to note – higher power is not always better. Over large areas, lower powered lights will give better, balanced lighting.

How Can You Ensure the Light’s Balanced? With Few Shadows?

Always start with creating a lighting plan. It will tell you exactly what kind of lights you need and where you need to install them.

That is why we offer lighting plans for free.

They allow us to design a solution so you can see the light levels before you buy. And it will also show how balanced the light across the entire arena will be. And balanced lighting is shadow-free.

Do you offer Rodeo Arena Lights?

We do. Let us provide a (free) lighting plan and we can show you how well we can light up your rodeo arena with bright, high quality and balanced, even lighting.

Covered Horse Arena

How High Should You Mount LED Horse Riding Arena Lights?

There is no set rule. We will work with your existing lights and poles – or –  suggest new locations and heights. That’s the benefit of being able to create lighting plans – we can find solutions no matter what the heights are.

For indoor or covered areas, the lights are usually hung from the ceiling. For outdoor spaces, they’re mounted on poles.

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How Do I Install LED Horse Arena Lights?

Our lights are easy to install, any qualified professional can install them. We have many different mounting options available. So it’s best to consult with our lighting experts at LED Lighting Supply. This way, we can make sure what we send is the best option for you.

So whether you are installing indoor riding arena lighting or outdoor arena lighting

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How Do I Wire Riding Arena Lights?

All our horse arena lights have 3 wires – line, neutral, and ground. This is easy for any qualified electrician to wire up.

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