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Horse exercises

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With the proper care and attention, a horse can make a wonderful companion for many years. What is the lifespan of a horse? In this article we compare horses age vs human age and also look at various life stages.

With the proper care and attention, a horse can make a wonderful companion for many years. What is the lifespan of a horse? In this article we compare horses age vs human age and also look at various life stages.

To clarify, eight exercises using four jumps each. The fifth exercise is only for the very brave, and I would not attempt it at home :) A reminder: poles can be used as substitutes for jumps. I do ...

To clarify, eight exercises using four jumps each. The fifth exercise is only for the very brave, and I would not attempt it at home :) A reminder: poles can be used as substitutes for jumps. I do …

Spring Shape-up: Workouts for Equestrians

Looking for some inspiration when you hit the gym? Here are some workouts designed for equestrians that you can do at home, the barn or at the gym to help kick your fitness resolutions back into gear.

3 Exercises for Hunt Seat Riders – Horse Illustrated

There is an undeniable elegance in hunt seat riding. Despite the inherent risks involved with jumping a horse, it’s aesthetically beautiful: horse and human taking flight together. But let’s be honest. Posers who are merely propped up on their hunter or jumper won’t get far in this discipline. To be a safe and successful—never […]

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“@HoofpickClub Of course we should! Mules can be trained following the scales of training just like any horse or pony #TheDressageHour”

Gymnastic jumping exercises are beneficial for both horse and rider. For myself, this exercise helps my eye, position, and straightness. For the horse, it improves flexibility, strength, and coordination. I like putting the trot poles in first, to make them be patient for the cross rail, then build up to a vertical, and lastly an oxer :) you can put a two stride in there as well. #schoolingsecrets

With Margie Gayford - Contact, to the average rider, seems to refer only to the contact through the rein, but really, contact is communication with your horse and the rein is just one form of that communication. There are a couple of other points of contact, being your hips and seat, your legs through your thigh and calf, and your heel and foot.

Gymnastic Exercises to Build a Better Show Jumper

If done correctly, gymnastics target specific muscle groups to increase a show jumper’s athletic ability: strength, flexibility, agility and coordination.