Originally Posted by RoxanneElizabeth
Vet said that heart murmurs rarely kill a horse, and as long as I don't ride him fast & hard it should be fine. She said he should suit me fine being that I just want to mosey on the trails, but I also want to help him get into better shape.
When I competed in distance riding, there were horses with heart murmurs. Best way to keep an eye on them!
Do you only want to lunge to shape him up? Or ride also? Long trotting is an excellent way to shape up soft tissue and the CV system.