Endurance Riding: A Humane Use of the Equine Athlete

The growing interest in endurance riding has encouraged participants with different levels of prior horse experience to become involved with the sport. However, if equine athletes are asked to perform over distances for which they have not been appropriately trained or if equine athletes are competed aggressively, lameness and/or fluid and electrolyte depletion leading to exhaustion might develop.

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