Stretch those muscles!
As the weather starts turning colder here in Kentucky, we’re brainstorming ways to keep our horses limber and in shape even during messy winter weather when we can’t ride. One of our favorite things to do with horses of any discipline is a few “carrot stretches”–encouraging horses to stretch through their neck and back in certain positions in order to reach a treat. Obviously, this is also great for getting your horse limbered up before a ride or cooled off after a workout.
We dug up an old article from Equus recently which has some great tips on stretching your horse out. Take a look!