As you well know, a horse must have a certain level of fitness to perform well and endure activity without injury. This is true whether competing at a high level or merely enjoying occasional trail rides.
The horse’s body adapts to the rigors of conditioning with incremental increases in the intensity and duration of exercise through energy-generating processes involved in muscle contraction. To read more of this article please click here!
No matter what the activity level of your horse is, whether a highly competitive show horse or a pasture ornament, proper conditioning is a gift you can give your horse to ensure physical and mental health and well-being.
Submitted by EquiMed Staff