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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 …

Fitness And Conditioning

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

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

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

Ttouch VS Reiki - Which Is Right for Your Horse …

by Deb M. Eldredge, DVM

April 15, 2017 14:55

TTouch, massage and Reiki require that you learn to perform the technique correctly so take advantage of the books, DVDs and seminars or classes where you can …

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.

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 …

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