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        01-31-2014, 01:27 PM
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    Foal
    Question old injury causes hard warm up

    One of my trainers horses that I ride injured one of her back legs along time ago. It is healed and she is checked by a vet every two months. She is sound and has great movement once she is warmed up, but it takes her forever to get warmed up and using her hindquarters. Do you know of any exercises/stretches to help her to stretch and warm up her muscles?
         
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        01-31-2014, 02:37 PM
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    Yearling
    Well, what have you been doing to warm her up thus far? Are your current ways not working for some reason?

    What sort of hind leg injury was it? Muscle? Tendon? Is she stiff starting out? Any warm up should ideally take much longer than most people do. Sounds like a nice easy 20 minutes is a good start for your gal. Spirals in and out and square corner turns are good for hq engagement. Easy walk/trot work to get her going sounds like the ticket.
         

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