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Effects of Equine Conditioning

EquiMed Staff

Effects of Equine Conditioning

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 16:25

Learn how your horse's body adapts to the challenges of conditioning with incremental increases in intensity and duration, and how the horse's fitness and …

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

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 …

Fitness And Conditioning

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 15, 2017 14:55

TTouch, massage and Reiki require that you learn to perform the technique correctly so take advantage of the books, DVDs and seminars or classes where you can …

Fitness Tip

If you are conditioning your horse in an arena, for the cool-down period, go out on a short trail ride. A great stress reliever for both horse and rider!

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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