Why monitoring your horse’s heart rate is important Heart rate is the most reliable indicator of your horse’s condition when used before, during, and after exercise. Since the cardiovascular system is responsible for delivering blood to the muscles and removing by-products of metabolism, it is central to the horse’s musculoskeletel system’s ability to function. In...Read More
No matter how early we get out and try to speed through a 10-mile training ride, the humidity just slaps you up one side and down the other as soon as you untack. We’re thankful for trail heads with water spigots and shade.Read More
Summer is moving along and many of us can’t wait to start competing again! The SEDRA ride calendar is already full of multiple rides for you to choose from. Now is the perfect time to get your horse, your trailer, your tow vehicle and yourself ready for travel and competitions. I’ve emptied and cleaned out...Read More
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 horse? Do you love discovering new trails and taking on the challenge of varied terrain? Do you believe that there’s no such thing as too...Read More
What a time was had at the annual membership meeting and awards ceremony! First, thank you to everyone who made time out of their day to participate! The room was full to capacity. Sure it was “intimate” in size to begin with, but we truly did fill‘er up.Read More
We get SO many questions about electrolytes, and over the years with our horses have made so many mistakes (that we wish others to avoid), and in recent years have learned so much by working with veterinarians and top competitors in Beyond the Basics AERC Clinics, that I thought it would be good to share...Read More
Oh So Hot To help you understand the risks, let’s start by looking at the basic mechanisms that help your horse cool down—and how those cooling strategies are compromised when he’s locked in a box.Read More
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