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Someof them also get light riding once or twice a week, weather permitting.
12/15/2013 11:21:46 PM
hand walking with an added light riding
12/15/2013 11:05:57 PM
I ride if the weather is over 10F and no ice blowing sideways.
12/15/2013 9:50:34 PM
run in shed
12/15/2013 8:42:01 PM
plus flat work, hacking and some jumping depending on the weather
12/15/2013 12:22:43 PM
She's pastured, but I ride her when I can and longe her as well.
12/15/2013 9:30:40 AM
out of the 5 choices i will do 4 of them depending on the temp.
12/15/2013 9:10:28 AM
I try to work on groundwork at least weekly during the winter to keep their mind tuned.
12/14/2013 5:54:55 PM
also hand walking and minimal turnout
12/14/2013 12:46:29 PM
Also ride, lounge, hand walk/graze in addition to 24.7 turnout.
12/14/2013 11:51:04 AM
Full training and 24/7 turnout with a shelter.
12/13/2013 4:54:20 PM
Mine's off during hot mos. & starts up again late fall.
12/13/2013 3:00:38 PM
light riding AND daily turn out
12/13/2013 12:26:21 PM
24 hr turnout, all year long
12/13/2013 10:55:27 AM
Plus regular turnout, weather permitting
12/13/2013 10:53:23 AM
In Phoenix, winter is riding season!
12/13/2013 9:39:00 AM
Outside 24/7 all year round.
12/13/2013 9:01:31 AM
Pasture 24/7 with light riding and/or groundwork
12/12/2013 9:28:42 PM
We have a long run on a hill with a good, steady grade. My gelding amuses himslef galoping this hill
12/12/2013 8:48:17 PM
walking and longeing in the snow; we often ride to the local bars, the horses love it!
12/12/2013 7:02:31 PM
12/12/2013 6:49:55 PM
In S. Cal...
12/12/2013 5:12:08 PM
She's 27 and gets light riding exercise all year round.
12/12/2013 4:41:42 PM
Short days biggest problem , rarely get extremes of weather here
12/12/2013 1:30:22 PM
And I hand walk.
12/12/2013 12:28:28 PM
Depends on the weather. If single digits or below zero longeing and light riding.
12/12/2013 11:55:46 AM
Also light riding, weather permitting
12/12/2013 11:52:48 AM
daily turn out combined with light riding
12/12/2013 11:47:16 AM
2-3 times a week at an indoor arena; out on pasture w/blanketing the rest of the time,
12/12/2013 11:21:39 AM
Keep on "Paddock Paradise" track system year round, so naturally move much more! Very healthy!
12/12/2013 11:01:01 AM
24 turn out, light riding when footing permits
12/12/2013 10:42:15 AM
along with light riding/longeing weather permitting.
12/12/2013 9:51:23 AM
turnout & a fairly regular riding schedule
12/12/2013 9:42:13 AM
Full training but varied according to incliment
12/12/2013 9:26:01 AM
with light riding on roads
12/12/2013 9:09:52 AM
Light riding and daily turnout
12/12/2013 8:13:18 AM
turn out and once-twice a week longing
12/12/2013 8:09:34 AM
We, fortunately,have an indoor arena :)
12/12/2013 8:02:02 AM
This is the first winter I've taken this approach of less work
12/12/2013 7:43:03 AM
mine are yearlings so get turned out through the day and go for a walk once a week
12/12/2013 5:37:35 AM
I also exercise mine lightly at the weekend, a little light road work or grazing in hand.
12/12/2013 5:33:38 AM
I ride lightly, turnout (indoor arena) and hand walk/ longe :)
12/11/2013 10:47:42 PM
California weather doesn't provide much of an excuse.
12/11/2013 10:30:42 PM
my horse is out 24/7 in a large turnout of varied terrain and as long as the footing is good we ride
12/11/2013 9:46:03 PM
I live in Northern California and the weather is always gorgeous. Plus my barn has an indoor arena.
12/11/2013 9:38:10 PM
Only have a small dry lot paddock. Supplement turnout with walking, longeing, lt riding
12/11/2013 9:32:29 PM
Living in a Northern US, winters are difficult!!
12/11/2013 9:30:47 PM
A combination of training techniques with all day turnout
12/11/2013 9:27:49 PM
easy short trail rides and is kept in an in-out
12/11/2013 8:46:27 PM
I ride my horse for 2 hrs every day unless it is Icy
12/11/2013 8:21:33 PM
Depending on weather!
12/11/2013 7:51:42 PM
Used to ride during winter until I moved. Boarding now and no safe place to ride in winter
12/11/2013 7:51:10 PM
all of the above are alternated depending on the weather conditions.
12/11/2013 7:34:20 PM
Hi today -2ºF, wind chill -25º. Horses w/blankets more willing to move about vs staying in shelters
12/11/2013 7:29:13 PM
All our horses have 24/7 choice to be inside or out.
12/11/2013 7:26:18 PM
My horse is in a stall with a 100 foot run. But I ride him at least 4 times a week.
12/11/2013 6:40:07 PM
A horses natural enviroment is OUTSIDE !! Period , but must be conditioned to do so .
12/11/2013 6:00:54 PM
I am foxhunter
12/11/2013 5:53:14 PM
My horses are stalled at night and turned out all day. They are ridden lightly, weather permitting.
12/11/2013 5:32:32 PM
my horse has a shelter and a nice turnout area to move around, along with weather permitted riding.
12/11/2013 5:14:54 PM
Lives out, lightly clipped, rugged; occasional days hunting, regular hacking when ground suitable
12/11/2013 4:35:33 PM
Plus hand walking/longeing 6 days a week
12/11/2013 4:22:41 PM
Turnout during the day, preceded by walking machine, evenings: riding hall, weekends: rides out
12/11/2013 4:08:33 PM
Daily turnout plus light/moderate riding and foxhunting
12/11/2013 2:55:20 PM
Winter is the best time for riding in Florida, that's when my horses get the most exercise.
12/11/2013 2:36:19 PM
12/11/2013 2:18:57 PM
I generally don't ride if it's below freezing. That cold air is not good for a horse's lungs.
12/11/2013 2:17:44 PM
Light riding in addition to all-day turnout (unless there's ice)
12/11/2013 2:04:36 PM
I live in southern California
12/11/2013 2:00:23 PM
Too cold to ride with no indoor
12/11/2013 1:56:44 PM
The only time mine spend in the barn is with bad weather sick or injured.
12/11/2013 1:35:20 PM
daily turnout, but light riding a few times throughout the winter months
12/11/2013 1:14:59 PM
I also do a little light riding, but I'm kind of a wimp, so not very often.
12/11/2013 1:07:58 PM
my horses come in twice daily for feed in AM and PM-out the rest of the time
12/11/2013 12:56:42 PM
Mild climate no change in riding from season to season.
12/11/2013 12:16:34 PM
Daily turnout, light riding weather permeting, and haul out for lessons once or twice a month
12/11/2013 12:02:14 PM
when weather permits, we go for strolls on the trails or around the pasture. Not enough to sweat.
12/11/2013 11:14:11 AM
combination of turnout, light riding and training 3 days a week.
12/11/2013 11:02:11 AM
My Horses are turn out all the time and on mild days they are ridden
12/11/2013 10:53:16 AM
In addition to light riding, he has free access to his large run (15x150).
12/11/2013 10:14:09 AM
Horses at my stable get turn out 14 hrs/day in the winter to keep them moving in addition to riding.
12/11/2013 9:59:05 AM
Consistent turnout & a lighter riding schedule.
12/11/2013 9:40:15 AM
They have a pasture, plus in Dallas it is often nice enough to ride.
12/11/2013 9:04:45 AM
living in northern Michigan our Barrel season is short. Thay get a couple months off to be a horse.
12/11/2013 9:03:53 AM
Ride early, trace clip, if riding late, then try not to get them sweaty.
12/11/2013 8:29:28 AM
I continue to ride when I can, but my horses are also out 24/7
12/11/2013 7:26:27 AM
Daily turnout and riding 4-5 days/week
12/11/2013 6:37:17 AM
My horses full training is only 3-4 days per week
12/11/2013 1:09:48 AM
I also ride them, just not as often as in summer and fall.
12/11/2013 12:14:58 AM
With shelter out all the time.
12/11/2013 12:04:55 AM
Skjoring! Fun for me while building her back & butt muscles.
12/10/2013 11:52:20 PM
It would have to be a combination of daily turoout and light riding. My horse had arthritis so daily
12/10/2013 11:43:46 PM
I live in Central FL. so that makes it possible for them to stay out. They love and I do too.
12/10/2013 10:51:22 PM
The same as in the summer - lucky to live in Hawaii!
12/10/2013 9:55:25 PM
Live in a very hospitable climate
12/10/2013 9:55:08 PM
indoor rings are priceless
12/10/2013 9:49:16 PM
Road walks and arena work 4x weekly
12/10/2013 9:37:13 PM
Daily turnout with light riding as often as work schedule and weather allows
12/10/2013 9:29:13 PM
Also light riding if weather and footing permits.
12/10/2013 9:29:09 PM
My horses are retired. One is 28yo with cushings, the gelding is 16 yo with chronic laminitis. Both
12/10/2013 8:57:29 PM
I do not stall my horses... they have freedom of movement with a large, well-bedded run in shelter.
12/10/2013 8:50:13 PM
I ride occasionally. They are always turned out.
12/10/2013 8:39:26 PM
my horses are turned out daily during the winter and stay in light work
12/10/2013 8:24:27 PM
I live in FL and it's more comfortable to ride in the winter.
12/10/2013 7:48:50 PM
My horse lives outdoors and we ride every day unless it's raining or muddy.
12/10/2013 7:32:11 PM
Also longeing, indoor riding, trail riding
12/10/2013 7:25:37 PM
If too cold he has the day off or walk/ lightly trot him bareback or on a lounge line for 10min
12/10/2013 7:18:03 PM
just the same as the rest of the year .
12/10/2013 7:11:20 PM
If the weather permits being in south Texas really helps.
12/10/2013 7:06:10 PM
Daily turnout plus track workout 3-4 times per week.
12/10/2013 6:56:31 PM
Out on pasture, but they have access to stalls 24/7, riding and ground work.
12/10/2013 6:54:05 PM
and lots of ground work
12/10/2013 6:41:15 PM
Always on pasture, riding depends on the weather
12/10/2013 6:30:01 PM
and light riding
12/10/2013 5:54:31 PM
My 25 year horse gets daily turnout on 40 hilly acres. He maintains great condition.
12/10/2013 5:52:55 PM
They stay out except to eat their grain or bad weather. Pretty easy to get fit in the spring.
12/10/2013 5:50:11 PM
Extensive mountain trail rides every weekend usually 5+hrs , plus out in field other than in rain or
12/10/2013 5:46:16 PM
On days when the weather is too bad for turnout the horses get time in the indoor arena.
12/10/2013 5:38:30 PM
I ride at least 5 days a week. 1 day schooling, 4 hacking mostly in trot/canter. plus turnout.
12/10/2013 5:22:44 PM
I will also do some hand walking and light longeing, depending on the ground.
12/10/2013 5:21:06 PM
my daughter rides once a week. i will lunge the mare 2-3 times a week for 15 minutes
12/10/2013 5:20:32 PM
I also ride in the winter and do ground work with him
12/10/2013 5:06:41 PM
I ride in a local indoor & take lessons 2-3x per week and they are turned out (weather permitted).
12/10/2013 4:56:10 PM
Outside horses get enough exercise-barn horses get light riding and turnout time in the indoor arena
12/10/2013 4:49:10 PM
Primarily daily turn out, with some light riding (2-3x weekly), and some ground work (3-4x weekly).
12/10/2013 4:42:37 PM
only do light riding as hes a baby and dont want to push him but he also gets turnout most days too!
12/10/2013 4:39:12 PM
The roads are too icy to take my pony for walks, but he has a controlled diet so he doesn't get fat.
12/10/2013 4:37:01 PM
I also keep riding mostly at the walk with a little trotting to keep horse legged up.
12/10/2013 4:31:57 PM
Winter is riding season in Florida
12/10/2013 4:23:35 PM
My Thoroughbred stays in as close to full work as possible without an indoor arena.
12/10/2013 3:14:27 PM
With daily turnout, weather permitting.
12/10/2013 12:11:13 PM
They only come in for the very worst weather; they get very antsy if in for a day or more
12/10/2013 11:05:24 AM
We play with our guys all winter. Our horses pull us on our snowboards, and we go trail riding.
12/10/2013 7:50:25 AM
with special consideration during zero weather.
12/10/2013 7:49:30 AM
ACtually daily turnout at least 5-6 hours, alternating with light riding and/or longeing
12/10/2013 7:42:45 AM
My mare (26) is retired but has long walks to and from huge pasture.
12/10/2013 1:30:39 AM
Our usually mild Arizona winter has been rough this year-mostly doing ground work
12/10/2013 1:13:56 AM
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