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Training Equine Athletes for Health, Fitness, and Longevity
Have you ever wondered how a veterinarian would train and develop a horse? Find out from a veterinarian who’s also a Grand Prix dressage trainer and clinician. No matter your discipline, get your questions about fitness, muscle development, and sport- and stress-related injuries in the equine athlete. You can also find more information about keeping your equine athlete healthy with our 10 Resources on Maintaining Performance Horse Health.
About the Experts
Tina Steward, DVM, is a veterinarian, chiropractor, and dressage trainer. Based in Oregon, Steward travels extensively giving dressage clinics from Training Level through Grand Prix and presenting seminars on equine anatomy, gaits, and soundness. She brings a unique understanding of muscle development and biomechanics to a classical approach to horse training. As a practicing veterinarian Steward also offers prepurchase and lameness consultations.
- Could Horses' Neck Postures Indicate Back Pain?
- Diagnosing Equine Neck Conditions
- Horses' Physiologic Responses to Exercise
- Muscle Problems Can Cause Poor Equine Performance
- Electrolyte Use in Performance Horses
- Horse Gaits: Sound Doesn't Equal Symmetrical
- Equine Electrolyte Use and Gastric Emptying (AAEP 2011)
- Rollkur: Facts, Fiction, and Horse Health Implications
- Repairing Jaw Fractures in the Field (AAEP 2011)
- Hydrotherapy to Rehabilitate Injuries in Horses (AAEP 2011)