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equine conditioning
  March 2021 Spring is just around the corner. For many of us, it cannot get here soon enough. MONTHS of rain have left my property a massive mud pit. On my way to the FHA 100 my trailer sank in my drive as I was trying to pull out. What a mess. On a...
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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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Jim advises riders not to overlook this essential in preparing for your new competitive season.
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I admit that I am a slow study, and that it has taken me some time to figure out precisely what “ride your own ride” means, and to develop the self-discipline to actually make it happen.
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Wishing all of you a glorious holiday full of faith, friends, family and good cheer!
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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...
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Even out in the great wide-open there are things we horse owners can do to reduce our impact on the environment and take care of natural resources.
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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...
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February is a good month to look at how your ride plans are coming along and what needs to be tweaked if anything. For me, so far – so good other than a little set back in November, which Indy has fully recovered from. Indy’s downtime gave Wineglass Ripple the opportunity to amp up his...
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As with a human athlete, the success of a fitness and conditioning program for your horse is based on the horse's body's adaptive response to the stress of exercise.
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