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Your Horse's Daily Workout

EquiMed Staff

Your Horse's Daily Workout

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 16:38

Learn the 10 reasons a daily workout is important and how to get started …

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 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

Trail Riding Conditioning for Horse and Rider

Katie Navarra

Trail Riding Conditioning for Horse and Rider

by Katie Navarra

April 15, 2017 13:52

Learn about the importance of conditioning for both horse and rider in preparing for trail rides whether they be purely recreational, a break from training, or …

Fitness Tip

During the off-season, athletic horses should continue cardiovascular workouts two times a week at a reduced intensity. This will maintain a baseline level of fitness.

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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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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