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    04-13-2010, 05:41 PM
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Foal
Horse stretches and excersizes!

What are good excersizes and stretches that are good for your horse?

It can be on the horse and off the horse. Name them here!
     
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    05-27-2010, 10:17 PM
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Green Broke
I found this website just then as I was just looking :)
Havn't tried any though.
     
    05-27-2010, 10:17 PM
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Green Broke
Equine Stretching- A Step by Step Guide for Horse Owners
Sorry forgot to post the website :roll:
     
    05-28-2010, 01:51 AM
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Started
I guess I'm a bad horseperson, because I use carrots to get my horses to stretch their necks. I get them to reach to where the girth sits on each side, down to the chest floor, and to the ground between the legs. You do have to be careful, and only do it with a horse that is not too greedy for the treat, or not hungry.

I do the leg stretches like the site suggests.
     
    05-28-2010, 01:55 AM
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Green Broke
Yer I read that one and said don't use carrots read another one which said to use carrots lol everyone has a difference of opinions
     
    05-28-2010, 02:13 AM
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Trained
I always flex the neck when riding by pulling their nose aorund and into my boot until they stop pulling against me, then release and do the other side. It stretches out their neck and makes them supple. I also stretch the legs by holding them and pulling them out front, especially if I'm going to be running.
     

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