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post #1 of 6 Old 03-05-2012, 02:59 AM Thread Starter
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Getting my horse fitter help?

Hi Zeby here just wondering if anyone has any advice as how to get my horse fitter? I can't always ride every single day but I do most days, also he gets a small feed with a few supplements.
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-05-2012, 07:31 AM
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If you do enough trot/canter work during your ride it'll make your horse fitter every time you ride. Also hill work (trot/lope uphill) helps a lot to condition the horse.

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post #3 of 6 Old 03-06-2012, 11:32 AM
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i would do a lot of trotting on hills/slopes as well as trot poles! good luck

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-06-2012, 08:37 PM
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Elevated trotting poles are good for building up the front of the horse but so are regular trotting poles and hills are good for their hind ends =) good luck!
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Thanks so much will do
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post #6 of 6 Old 03-07-2012, 03:49 PM
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I usually do a little round pen work to work on their condition, and trotting around the arena.
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