How Top Trainers Protect Their Horses’ Joints

Here’s how five top trainers condition their horses for high performance while protecting joint health and soundness.
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Cover of EQUUS Extra vol. 44: Joint Health. Cover lines include: Joint-friendly training strategies; Prevent conditioning injuries; Ways to support joint health.

Fetlocks, knees, elbows, hocks, stifles, shoulders and hips—horses have a lot of working parts, and working parts need regular maintenance to continue working! Whether you’re a casual trail rider or competitive jumper, every equestrian discipline carries some risk of wear and tear on your horse’s joints. In this volume of EQUUS Extra, we share tips on minimizing joint damage and preventing training injuries.

Featured in this Issue:

  • Joint-friendly training strategies
  • Prevent conditioning injuries
  • Ways to support joint health

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