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December 2017 Newsletter

November flew by with several great rides offered in different locations. I had the opportunity to compete at the Blackwater Boogie. This was Indy’s 1st 50 5 years ago. He...
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Are You Riding a Lame Horse?

Would you knowingly ride a lame horse? Few people would, yet in a recent study, scientists found that nearly three-fourths of study horses had significant motion asymmetry, confirmed by motion...
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Dangers of Overtraining

Overtraining symptoms are seen most often in high-intensity sports like racing, but horses in training for any activity can suffer from chronic fatigue.
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What You Need to Know About Cooling Out Horses

Most horse owners are pretty comfortable with the basics of cooling off their horses. But what does it really mean, physiologically speaking, to say that your horse is “cooled out”?
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November 2017 Newsletter

November… the time of year that evokes thankfulness. We’re thankful the weather has finally cooled down, competitions have started back in the SE that hopefully will not have triple digit...
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Featured Videos

If you’ve never thought about entering an Endurance ride or Competitive Trail ride, these videos might convince you to try it. Do you dream of spending all day with your...
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Get started in distance riding with Green Bean Endurance

Endurance riding can be an intimidating equine sport. After all, the shortest distance offered is 25 miles long. But a grassroots effort has been growing for the past few years...
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Ride Camp Food Safety & Potluck Recipes

It is not uncommon here in the southeast to find potluck dinners at rides. Sometimes the Ride Manager will plan a potluck for one night of a multiday. Sometimes the...
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Camping Safety: Providing a Secure Ride Camp

The excitement of going to a ride and having a great weekend with your horse adventuring down the trail is a big part of the reason why we love the...
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October 2017 Newsletter

September is gone and soon (not soon enough!) the sweltering heat and humidity and the lingering effects of Irma. Most of our membership only suffered the loss of power and...
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Miles to go

Jelena Woehr  Posted in Equus Magazine Oct 5, 2017 I didn’t think I was the type of person who could succeed at a demanding sport like endurance riding. But with...
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Watch two-time World Champion endurance rider and Hall of Famer Valerie Kanavy give an overview of the sport of endurance

Endurance offers the opportunity to spend all day with your horse on the trails, beyond the confines of a ring or indoor arena. For those who love it, it’s an...
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Get Out and Ride!

Horses saddled up and ready to go I was at an endurance ride, horse camping with my horse and dog in my great little van and meeting amazing people and...
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Going The Distance!

Going the Distance! By Gavin Ehringer Published on March 23, 2017, CowgirlMagazine.com Photo By Becky Pearman
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Top Ten Questions Endurance Green Beans Ask

by Patti Stedman | Sep 3, 2017 | Patti’s Blog | [Photo by Spectrum Photography. GMHA, 2015] I believe that I shall always miss David Letterman’s Top Ten lists. After...
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Recognizing and Avoiding Problems During and After a Ride

Keeping your horse — and yourself — healthy is vital to participate successfully in endurance riding.
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Preparing for Your First Ride.

Getting Started: Tack and Equipment( Saddle Fit, Bridles, Bits, Hackamores, Breast Plates and Cruppers); Conditioning (Learning to Pace, Other Advice), What to Pack..
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Mountain Bikes on the Trail? No Problem for Prepared Horses

Great article for all trail enthusiasts, know the trail and prepare your horse! In urban equestrian areas, off-leash dogs and baby buggies are often as common as horses. These unfamiliar,...
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The Chief Joseph Trail Ride

Learn about this historic, progressive trail ride that traces the route Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce took while fleeing from the U.S. Cavalry in 1877,
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Results 2016/17 Ride Season

Active Lifetime Mileage Achievements and Awards included!
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Metabolic Management of your Endurance Athlete

For horses covering long distances, the management of metabolic health is of the highest priority.
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Hoof Care Starts In The Gut

Monday, February 8, 2016 by Christoph Schork They can be seen everywhere, the most unbalanced hooves, long toes, underrun heels, high heels, flares, you name it. It is truly amazing...
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Hilary Clayton: Biomechanical Interactions – the Rider, the Tack and the Horse

There is no doubt that how we ride our horses, the tack we use on them and the manner in which the horses carry themselves has a cumulative effect on...
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Trail Riding Conditioning for Horse and Rider

Submitted by Katie Navarra EquiMed-Horse Health Matters Trail riding provides horse owners an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and an opportunity to experience the natural beauty...
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