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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

Equine Conditioning Principles

EquiMed Staff

Equine Conditioning Principles

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 16:09

Learn how to achieve a conditioning and training effect by gradually increasing workload and determining an appropriate diet while considering your horse's …

Fitness And Conditioning

Equine Strength Training

EquiMed Staff

Equine Strength Training

by EquiMed Staff

April 14, 2017 12:16

Learn the 3 major training goals for your horse and how riding up and down hills and walking through water will help condition your horse in all three areas …

Fitness And Conditioning

Horse Conditioning - A Look at the Show Jumper

Mark Sellers

Horse Conditioning - A Look at the Show Jumper

by Mark Sellers

April 14, 2017 12:50

Learn how the rules for show jumping have evolved and how conditioning a horse to meet the strenuous demands of this sport leads to the necessary explosive …

Fitness Tip

Calculate the heat index by adding the temperature (degrees F) + Humidity (%). If 130-150, hose down the horse after exercise. If 150-160, also limit exercise and monitor vital signs. If more than 160, take extreme caution to avoid overheating.

Fitness And Conditioning

Training Your Horse For More Strength, Power, and Endurance

EquiMed Staff

Training Your Horse For More Strength, Power, and Endurance

by EquiMed Staff

April 15, 2017 15:30

When formulating a strength training program for your horse, it is important to determine whether the primary requirement in the muscles is for power or for …

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