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Your Horse's Daily Workout

EquiMed Staff

Your Horse's Daily Workout

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 16:38

Learn the 10 reasons a daily workout is important and how to get started …

Fitness And Conditioning

Interval Training For Explosive Horse Power

Jennifer M. Keeler

Interval Training For Explosive Horse Power

by Jennifer M. Keeler

April 14, 2017 13:14

Read to learn why horsemen often use the technique called "interval training" to help provide a winning edge in equine performance …

Fitness And Conditioning

Somber Statistics about Equine-Related Head Injuries

EquiMed Staff

Somber Statistics about Equine-Related Head Injuries

by EquiMed Staff

September 12, 2018 09:14

Few equestrians have had a career riding without suffering from injuries, some serious. Learn more about equine-related injuries and why helmets are protective …

Fitness And Conditioning

Training and Conditioning Your Equine Athlete

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Training and Conditioning Your Equine Athlete

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 15, 2017 14:00

Active horses benefit from a structured program to get and keep them into good condition. Learn the basics in this article by Dr. Eldridge …

Fitness Tip

Horses that are in athletic training accumulate lactic acid in their muscles. The lactic acid is removed more rapidly in horses that are allowed to 'cool down' with light exercise rather than being immediately put up after hard work.

Fitness And Conditioning

Conditioning a Horse for Work after a Layoff

Heather Smith Thomas

Conditioning a Horse for Work after a Layoff

by Heather Smith Thomas

April 5, 2019 09:50

Gradual conditioning enables the horse's body to adapt and develop the ability to handle more work without pushing him too far at once …

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  2. the quality of being suitable to fulfill a particular task or role.
  3. an organism's ability to survive and reproduce in a particular environment.
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