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post #1 of 3 Old 12-16-2015, 10:03 PM Thread Starter
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Question Building Muscle

I have a horse that I am really focusing on building muscle on. I want to know the best way to build muscle anywhere and everywhere...I got him and have been barrel racing him... but want to build muscle Thanks in advance!!
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post #2 of 3 Old 12-17-2015, 01:44 AM
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What is the horses' age, health, current fitness level, any past injuries? A sideview photo would also help. :)

But, in general, nothing builds muscle better than good cavaletti work and walking, then trotting up and down hills, allowing the horse to stretch as needed.
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post #3 of 3 Old 12-17-2015, 08:30 AM
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Trotting builds muscle. I'd lunge at the trot before riding to build muscle, that way I can work on other things when I ride.
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