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Equine Fitness and Physiology

EquiMed Staff

Equine Fitness and Physiology

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 15:56

Learn about the five major physiological systems of your horse that will strengthen as a result of physical conditioning and how that will contribute to its …

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Evaluating Your Horse's Physical Condition

EquiMed Staff

Evaluating Your Horse's Physical Condition

by EquiMed Staff

February 12, 2014 10:00

 Read how to evaluate your horse including its body score and establish a physical baseline for your conditioning goals …

Fitness And Conditioning

Nutritional Demands of Horses in Training

EquiMed Staff

Nutritional Demands of Horses in Training

by EquiMed Staff

April 14, 2017 12:34

Learn how and why your horse's feeding and watering regime needs to change as its energy requirements grow due to a heavier workload and the metabolic changes …

Fitness And Conditioning

Dynamic Mobilization Exercises for Horses

Dr. Hilary Clayton

Dynamic Mobilization Exercises for Horses

by Dr. Hilary Clayton

April 14, 2017 15:48

Learn how dynamic mobilization exercises activate and strengthen the horse's muscles for increased strength and flexibility …

Fitness Tip

For proper bone formation, young horses must have sufficient room to run, sprint and jump. Studies indicate the importance of exercise in the deposition of calcium critical for strong bones.

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 …

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