conditioning?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding

conditioning?

This is a discussion on conditioning? within the Horse Riding forums, part of the Riding Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        10-12-2009, 09:36 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    conditioning?

    The weathers been so bad latley I havnt been able to work my horse more than twice a week in the past 1.5 months, and its really showing. He's starting to loose muscle and his bum is getting smaller, soi found a new barn with an indoor that im moving him to within a month, does anyone have any ideas on how to condition a 13 y/o quarterhorse?i want to get him back into great shape as soon as possible. The problem is, he's had so much time off he gets stiff easily. Thanks!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        10-13-2009, 11:52 PM
      #2
    Foal
    Well to help with the stiffness you could do some stretches with him, before and after work. I also do a good long walking warm up, and cool down (especially in the winter time).

    What kinda of riding do you do? English/western etc?
         
        10-15-2009, 08:52 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Both, but mainly english and dressage. The barn plan just fell through so im still looking, and I still can't ride more then 1 or 2 times a week. I put him on a joint supplement, but I still need ideas
         

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Conditioning help?? PaintsTheWorld Horse Training 12 06-15-2009 04:45 PM
    Mane Conditioning? SpiritJordanRivers Horse Grooming 4 06-02-2009 10:03 PM
    Conditioning Suede ~*~anebel~*~ Horse Tack and Equipment 12 01-12-2009 11:23 PM
    Conditioning. amightytarzan5 Jumping 10 03-25-2008 07:44 PM
    Conditioning Cheval Horse Training 6 03-02-2008 12:57 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:26 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0