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How to Measure Your Horse's Fitness using a Heart Monitor

EquiMed Staff

How to Measure Your Horse's Fitness using a Heart Monitor

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 14:55

Learn why measuring your horse's fitness using a heart monitor is important and how to use the information as a benchmark as fitness increases by keeping good …

Fitness And Conditioning

Passive Stretching in the Horse

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Passive Stretching in the Horse

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 14, 2017 12:59

Learn how passive stretches differ from active stretches and what you should know before trying passive stretching techniques on your horse …

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

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 …

Fitness Tip

Intensity, duration and frequency of exercise are varied over time to condition a sport horse. Intensity is measured by the heartrate, duration by the clock, and frequency by the calendar.

Fitness And Conditioning

Horse Snips - Bell Boots

EquiMed Staff

Horse Snips - Bell Boots

by EquiMed Staff

April 15, 2017 15:38

Watch this short video that explains the basics of using bell boots to protect your horse's legs while riding. This is the first in a series of "Horse Snips" …

fit·ness
/ˈfitnəs/
noun
  1. the condition of being physicall fit and healthy.
  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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