Stay at Home Horsemanship

Photo courtesy Dianne LaBissoniere Photography

By Krista Lucas

There has been plenty of down time in the last couple of months for horse owners and enthusiasts. Events have been canceled all across the country, leaving many to wonder what to do with all of the extra time at home. Many have used it as an opportunity to better their horsemanship, deepen the bond between horse and rider and spend quality time with their equine partners.

Now is the perfect time to get those horses in tip-top shape. There has been plenty of time for consistent riding. Riding a performance horse for 30 minutes to an hour every day, whether it is out in the pasture or in the arena, is a great way to build muscle, stamina and endurance.

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