Staying Safe: Winter Workouts for Your Horse
"Winter workouts are valuable for maintaining fitness, preserving training, and promoting mental well-being. Winter exercise also provides an opportunity to fix problems in a horse's training and prepare both horse and rider for the upcoming competition or riding season. In addition to their exceptional credentials as experienced riders and trainers, all three have equine scientific backgrounds, lending their knowledge of the horse's physiology to their fitness plans."Click here to read the article and learn more about warm-ups, maintenance, conditioning and cool down strategies during winter.
'Remember: Winter doesn’t have to be–and shouldn’t be–a time of hibernation for your horse. Celebrate the colder temperatures: no biting flies, no debilitating heat, no scorching sun. Pull on your wool socks, don a pair of warm gloves, then go ride for pleasure, for conditioning, or for training (thehorse.com)."
And above all else, keeping your safety first by wearing a Ride Safe Medical ID bracelet should be #1 on your winter riding to-do list! Learn more by visiting: www.teamridesafe.com