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10 Tips For Horseback Riding on Cold Winter Days and in Snow

We typically take a multiday horseback ride during the winter holidays. This year it’s freezing, making it essential we prepare for the unique challenges presented by the cold temperatures, ice, and snow. So I researched what we need to keep our horses and ourselves warm and safe. When horseback riding during cold and snowy seasons, …

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How to Warm-up a Cold Horse Before Training

Before running trails or jumping hurdles on your horse, think about warming them up first. A warm-up reduces stress, lowers the chances of injuries, and loosens muscles. But what is the best way to warm-up your horse? Warming up a horse in three easy steps: 1) start with a slow walk, 2) gradually increase the …

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