Training and riding horses

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Joined: Sep 12
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Posted: 26 Dec 2017, 09:56
Many people don't believe how much weight you can lose and the muscle you can gain with some serious riding. Catch the horse, un-blanket (I am in Canada), groom, clean feet, tack up (western saddles 35 pounds, English lighter), warm up myself and the horse, horse yoga for both of us, flexing and bending, then a half hour of serious maneuvers and work on balance, suppleness, correctness of movements, position, lengthening, stretching, collection, cool out. Untacking and re-grooming. re-blanketing, turn out. Generally a ride is at least 500 calories, throw some hay, grain and check water, check fences, tack up someone else horse for them (good weight work outs too)
Then we end up on "horse time" and forget to eat ...intermittent fasting and riding an hour a day will get you in shape. Now I just need to go and do it! lol! That is part of my spring challenge work 6 days!

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Posted: 28 Dec 2017, 16:16
Good luck! I own two horses and miss riding them. This year I plan on getting back into the saddle. I board them right now but yes working out with horses at any aspect will help you with your goals.

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Posted: 05 Jan 2018, 06:03
Last month I completed my horse riding training and planning to buy new horse.

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Posted: 31 Jan 2018, 16:24
jealous, I love horses. they are alot of work.

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Posts: 1

Posted: 15 Jan 2019, 10:14
horse is so dangerous

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