Although your conditioning program will need to be customized based on your horse's specific needs, you can start with this basic framework for bringing back a healthy, young horse who was previously fit.
To help your horse bounce back from exertion, turn him out with his buddies rather than putting him in a stall.
Exercising while immersed in water can not only help a horse speed recovery from illness or injury but can aid in restoring strength and stamina.
Here are some tips to help you differentiate between a horse that needs conditioning and one that needs medical attention.
Avoid stressing your horse's lungs this winter by saving tough rides for milder days.
Any horse can benefit from a simple strength-training routine. Here's how to safely build your horse's muscle power.
An equine veterinarian helps a reader with divided time develop a schedule to exercise her out of shape horses.
When it comes to a horse's head and neck carriage, fashion can be torture. Function is therapy. And forget the word "frame."
Founding EQUUS Medical Editor Mathew Mackay-Smith, DVM, addresses a reader's concerns about equine conditioning in preparation for long summer trail rides.