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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 the help of two insightful coaches and their talented horses, I learned that I am. I was up at 6 a.m. on the Saturday before...
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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 unparalleled riding experience that allows an equestrian to compete while connecting with nature and horse over a long span of time and distance, and many...
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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 I thought,"I’m living my dream!".
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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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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, fast-moving, and loud objects can frighten horses. A few strategies can help prepare your horse for these contemporary trail obstacles and increase safety.  Click here...
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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 that horses with neglected hooves can sometimes bring superior performances to the table, while I would not even have given them credit for being able...
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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 their well-being over time.
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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 of the surrounding landscape. Embarking on a trail ride can be purely recreational, a break from training, or a competitive endeavor. As with any horse-related...
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Endurance Riders’ Secrets

Recreational trail riders tend to view endurance riders as a bit of a motley crew. They seem to ride too far, too fast. They wear funny-looking clothing and seem to prefer brightly colored tack that looks as though it was made for a drill team.
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