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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 Energy, Thermo Regulation, and Electrolyte Balance

EquiMed Staff

Equine Energy, Thermo Regulation, and Electrolyte Balance

by EquiMed Staff

February 12, 2014 09:56

Read to learn how energy production, heat and thermo regulation, fluid and electrolyte balance are inter-related in horse conditioning and why a proper balance …

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

April 14, 2017 15:45

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

When conditioning a horse for an athletic event, it is best to reduce the workload for a number of days leading up to the event. This allows the glycogen stores to replenish to an optimal level.

Fitness And Conditioning

Using the Counter Canter To Build Your Horse's Strength

EquiMed Staff

Using the Counter Canter To Build Your Horse's Strength

by EquiMed Staff

April 15, 2017 15:02

The counter canter means the horse is cantering on a circle going left and the rider deliberately makes the horse canter with the right canter lead, so the …

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