Why do we need to condition our horses? To build stamina and reduce injury risk.

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Have your veterinarian confirm your horse is healthy and sound for work. Have your farrier check his feet.

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Know your horse’s normal temperature, pulse and respiration. Check thses before and after exercise to determine fitness.

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Just like in humans your horses heart rate after exercise returns to normal faster as your horse becomes fitter.

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Warm your horse up slowly. Cool him down after work with hand-walking, hosing and fans.

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To track your horse’s heart rate you can purchase an Equine Heart Monitor.

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Polar Equine Inzone

  • Easy-to-use training computer enables you to exercise your horse within a specific target heart rate zone
  • Ideal for leisure riding, basic training and rehabilitation
  • Large easy-to-read display, simple one-button functionality, coded transmission, and backlight
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