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    11-22-2012, 11:56 PM
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Coming back into work

If my horse is coming off a break from being sick with pigeon fever, will he need time to get conditioned again? If so, about how long? He hasn't been ridden in almost two weeks and we're looking at at least a week more. I was riding him usually 3 days a week before, moderate workouts each time.
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    11-23-2012, 12:04 AM
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Because he's been sick, I would bring him VERY slowly back in. Only walking for the first week, gradually increasing the duration. Then if he is coping with that, start to introduce some light periods of trot during the second and third weeks.

If you'd been really sick and hadn't exercised in weeks, you would take it fairly easy getting back into it. Same goes with your horse.
     
    11-23-2012, 12:08 AM
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Well, I really shouldn't have said "sick," he has pigeon fever, giving him an abscess in his chest, but he hasn't been sick otherwise, just out of work cause he's sore.
But I will still take it slow :)
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