Category Archives: Training

CONDITIONING YOUR AGING HORSE

Several readers have contacted me regarding the re-conditioning of their older horses.  If 60 is the new 40 for riders, then 20 is the new 15 for their horses!

Just as for the human senior population, there are many benefits exercise can provide forour aging equestrian partners....

Getting your horse back into condition this spring.

The sun is shining, birds are singing, flowers are blooming, and you might be feeling tempted to launch full-on into your horse-training endeavors. Maybe you kept fit throughout the winter on the ski slopes or at the gym, but what about your horse? Unless you had access to an indoor arena or migrated south for a...

Reconditioning After Winter

If you live in a state that has cold winters, chances are that even if you have an indoor arena you are taking a break on those dreaded frigid dead-of-winter weeks or months. But when things begin to thaw and your horse begins to shed like crazy, it’s time to get back to it! If...

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