Training the horse to use the specific muscles and systems involved in the sport in which the horse competes, while considering the individual horse's fitness level, are two additional principles of conditioning to consider as you work with your horse.Read More
March has started with a BANG! There are rides every weekend or so it seems, the weather is near perfect, horses are full of spring silliness and the flowers and trees are blooming. Spring is in the air!Read More
Happy Valentine’s Month! What a month it will be with love in the air, the sun staying up a bit longer and the temperature starting to rise. Next thing you know, spring grass will be popping up all over. Not soon enough at my place.Read More
As endurance competitors, I think most of us set similar goals such as: reevaluating our fitness plan, competing in longer distances successfully, possibly starting a new horse and becoming a better horse person for the sake of our mounts.Read More
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 did outstanding this year and I couldn’t have been any prouder.Read More
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 analysis.Read More
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 heat indexes and celebrating Thanksgiving with our loved ones.Read More
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