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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 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 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

Simple Exercises for Weekend Riders and their Horses

Miriam Rieck

Simple Exercises for Weekend Riders and their Horses

by Miriam Rieck

April 15, 2017 13:39

Learn why keeping your horse physically fit and mentally and emotionally stable requires working together and how simple exercises make for happy trails …

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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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