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exercise


Planning your equestrian vacation

A riding vacation doesn’t have to be a far-off dream – get started on planning your trip with these tips from the pros! Many of us dream of a vacation …

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Centered Riding basics

Reconnect and build trust with Centered Riding basics. Sally Swift, the founder of Centered Riding, would often remind her students that the basics of Centered Riding were not only applicable …

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Electrolyte supplementation in the exercising horse

Proper hydration is a non-negotiable in the performance horse.  Maintain hydration by replacing electrolytes lost during exercise, competition and transport with Performance XL: Electrolyte from Mad Barn. A discussion about …

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Endurance riding

Want to get out of the arena and build a stronger partnership with your horse? The sport of endurance riding might be for you! While not considered one of the …

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Swimming as therapy for your horse

Swimming can help your equine recover faster and with less stress. Swimming is the only aerobic exercise that engages all the body’s systems without requiring the limbs to bear weight. …

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kids and horses

Have you ever noticed how horses tend to adore children, and seem to get along with them so well? Here’s why, along with some fun exercises to enhance your own …

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Pilates for riders

Feeling stiff, weak or limited in your riding? Your fitness is just as important as your horse’s! Pilates, is a total body approach to movement, that can be helpful for equestrians …

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equine salt

Understanding and meeting your horse’s electrolyte needs. You know your horse needs salt. But what kinds of salts, and how much does he really need to maintain and promote his …

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Toys for horses, ball

Did you know that toys can help promote herd play, assist with proper digestion and eating behaviors, and bring fun to your training? Toys and treats tend to be associated with …

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winter lung health

For most horses, winter means more time confined to the stall or indoor arena. Unfortunately, protection from the weather can come at the expense of lung health for some equines. …

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