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Equine Fitness and Physiology

EquiMed Staff

Equine Fitness and Physiology

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 15:56

Learn about the five major physiological systems of your horse that will strengthen as a result of physical conditioning and how that will contribute to its …

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Equine Conditioning Principles

EquiMed Staff

Equine Conditioning Principles

by EquiMed Staff

April 13, 2017 16:09

Learn how to achieve a conditioning and training effect by gradually increasing workload and determining an appropriate diet while considering your horse's …

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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 Tip

Calculate the heat index by adding the temperature (degrees F) + Humidity (%). If 130-150, hose down the horse after exercise. If 150-160, also limit exercise and monitor vital signs. If more than 160, take extreme caution to avoid overheating.

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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 …

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