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Exercise Time

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During peak riding times in your region, how often do you ride or exercise your horses?

Once a month
1%
15
Once a week
9%
99
2-4 times a week
48%
552
5-7 times a week
40%
467
I don't ride or exercise my horses
2%
23

Total votes cast: 1156

Comments & Write-in Answers

training

6/1/2009 11:09:03 PM

arena work and trail ride

6/1/2009 10:20:27 PM

trail riding, dressage

6/1/2009 10:20:16 PM

Lunge, Dressage work, trail ride

6/1/2009 9:56:33 PM

ride, turnout, and lunge

6/1/2009 9:38:58 PM

Not only do I love to ride but my horse loves the attention & exercise!

6/1/2009 8:21:47 PM

Lower level dressage and hacking out.

6/1/2009 8:06:52 PM

I ride my horse at least once a day if weather permits

6/1/2009 7:18:29 PM

trail ride or walks

6/1/2009 6:30:22 PM

yearling mare, lunging, both directions, 10 minutes max

6/1/2009 6:20:06 PM

riding and lunging

6/1/2009 6:13:01 PM

ring work or trail/dirt road riding

6/1/2009 5:46:35 PM

free lunge, long line,, ground drive,, and ride

6/1/2009 4:54:16 PM

mostly trail riding

6/1/2009 4:11:10 PM

dressage, jumping, trails, turnout

6/1/2009 4:06:20 PM

riding lessons, hand walking, lunging work in round pen, turn out.

6/1/2009 4:04:38 PM

trail

6/1/2009 3:58:00 PM

Miles of fun trail rides!

6/1/2009 3:49:15 PM

I try to get out 2-3 a week per horse (have 3)

6/1/2009 3:34:05 PM

round pen work, ring work, trail riding, hill work and straight line work on a dirt road

6/1/2009 3:15:43 PM

trail ride

6/1/2009 3:14:42 PM

round pen, ride in arena, or hack out across country

6/1/2009 2:46:22 PM

LOts of wet saddle blankets!

6/1/2009 2:35:50 PM

Ride or do groundwork. They're turned out 24/7 as well.

6/1/2009 2:35:37 PM

trail ride in hilly country mostly walk

6/1/2009 2:17:47 PM

45 mins. walk, trot, canter

6/1/2009 1:35:25 PM

work in arena or field, trail ride

6/1/2009 1:31:27 PM

Will go trail riding or do training for western pleasure, which includes walk, trot, and canter.

6/1/2009 10:00:23 AM

Not nearly enough...

6/1/2009 8:55:34 AM

flat work, hack

6/1/2009 4:12:35 AM

trotting

6/1/2009 4:11:10 AM

ground work, lunging

6/1/2009 2:57:29 AM

equestrian drill team, trails, driving

6/1/2009 1:46:15 AM

hills;dry work

6/1/2009 12:01:23 AM

24/7 turnout

5/31/2009 11:33:05 PM

We trail ride

5/31/2009 10:35:51 PM

ride or lungeline

5/31/2009 9:11:10 PM

Lunge, long rein, hand walk, ride in arena and on trails, obstacle courses

5/31/2009 8:13:05 PM

Mostly trail ride OR arena exercises

5/31/2009 8:09:01 PM

dressage, cross country, jumpnig schooling, or groundwork

5/31/2009 7:14:52 PM

Take them to the pasture

5/31/2009 4:51:44 PM

arena, trail, lunging, turnouts

5/31/2009 4:10:42 PM

Ride

5/31/2009 1:42:42 PM

trail ride and rope

5/31/2009 1:23:51 PM

dressage, handwalk

5/31/2009 12:58:41 PM

turnout,lunging,riding

5/31/2009 12:01:26 PM

beans

5/31/2009 10:42:23 AM

arena work, loungeing, and turn out

5/31/2009 9:45:39 AM

I ride dressage.

5/31/2009 9:27:36 AM

I work on flat 4 days a week, jumping 1 or 2 days a week and trail ride 1 day a week.

5/31/2009 9:07:12 AM

Trail riding for 2-5 hrs daily with major hills.

5/30/2009 11:01:10 PM

dressage

5/30/2009 10:09:21 PM

some round pen work, mostly ride in arena or trail when weather permits.

5/30/2009 9:46:09 PM

Trail riding

5/30/2009 9:37:42 PM

dressage training, trail riding

5/30/2009 9:11:50 PM

3039

5/30/2009 7:20:21 PM

schooling at training level dressage, jumping, trails

5/30/2009 5:55:21 PM

hacking and schooling

5/30/2009 5:08:09 PM

so far walk them in hand

5/30/2009 4:47:39 PM

Hacking, schooling and lunging

5/30/2009 1:23:57 PM

Round pen exercises and lunging

5/30/2009 1:02:35 PM

trail riding, Combined driving

5/30/2009 12:59:56 PM

trail and flat arena work

5/30/2009 11:54:33 AM

lunge or trail ride

5/30/2009 9:49:49 AM

trail ride

5/30/2009 9:21:50 AM

trail and ring work

5/30/2009 8:03:48 AM

flat and jumping in the arena and 1 trail ride a week

5/30/2009 1:01:57 AM

south florida has no "off" season, we ride 24/7/365!

5/29/2009 11:54:26 PM

ride pipelines and trails

5/29/2009 10:36:03 PM

Broodmares on pasture

5/29/2009 9:27:28 PM

Lunge and ride at the walk trot and cantor

5/29/2009 8:47:54 PM

drive

5/29/2009 8:07:01 PM

lunge, ride or both

5/29/2009 7:33:05 PM

ride on the gravel roads in my area. Try to get to a trail area about 10 miles from my home.

5/29/2009 6:27:49 PM

Ride, ground work or turn out

5/29/2009 6:20:30 PM

DRESSAGE

5/29/2009 6:13:05 PM

trail ride & light dressage

5/29/2009 4:37:09 PM

trail ride

5/29/2009 2:52:12 PM

arena/and trails

5/29/2009 2:50:03 PM

ride in arena,out on trails, lunge, long line ground drive, cow clinics

5/29/2009 2:08:21 PM

dressage

5/29/2009 1:46:31 PM

trail riding on weekends & around farm during the week

5/29/2009 1:22:17 PM

trail riding

5/29/2009 12:13:54 PM

focused work sessions

5/29/2009 12:07:03 PM

hack, ring work

5/29/2009 11:28:31 AM

Train for competition and hack out. I would prefer to ride 5-6 days a week, but my schedule limits.

5/29/2009 10:28:44 AM

lunge or arena ride

5/29/2009 9:32:37 AM

lunging in round pen,ride

5/29/2009 8:39:56 AM

ride

5/29/2009 8:17:12 AM

I alternate between ring work and trails and lunging so my horse doesn't get sour.

5/29/2009 3:17:35 AM

Watch them mow the pasture and take them on trail rides.

5/29/2009 2:47:14 AM

rodeo and open area riding

5/29/2009 2:42:04 AM

currently all types of ground training, soon 30 day at trainer's

5/29/2009 2:18:57 AM

light riding over varied terrain, at least an hour a day!

5/29/2009 1:52:15 AM

performance

5/28/2009 11:52:29 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 11:20:06 PM

trail ride, pen, ride 10 acre grass field

5/28/2009 11:00:12 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 10:58:40 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 10:03:18 PM

Ride in the pasture, the park, and lunge in the round pen.

5/28/2009 9:58:17 PM

Trail riding and areana training

5/28/2009 9:46:38 PM

I ride when my job lets me have the time to ride.

5/28/2009 9:29:46 PM

dressage & trail ride

5/28/2009 9:26:26 PM

ride 4 days including ring work and trail rides & lunge 2 days

5/28/2009 9:14:22 PM

flatwork 3 days a week, jumping 2 days, other 2 days off

5/28/2009 9:10:05 PM

arena and trail riding and lunging

5/28/2009 9:04:12 PM

trail riding

5/28/2009 8:45:43 PM

jog, ride, turn out in round pen

5/28/2009 8:02:39 PM

ringwork mostly

5/28/2009 7:49:41 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 7:44:33 PM

Road work, ring work, cross country pony

5/28/2009 7:43:06 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 7:42:28 PM

hire a trainer/ let friends ride/lease out the m

5/28/2009 7:18:47 PM

Parelli-ground work, arena, and trail rides, obstacles, clinics

5/28/2009 5:41:33 PM

dressage/trail riding

5/28/2009 5:34:55 PM

Dressage

5/28/2009 5:30:14 PM

Nothing right now, too hot.

5/28/2009 5:25:02 PM

Ride, Lunge

5/28/2009 4:07:38 PM

Ride on the flat almost daily, over fences 2x's per week

5/28/2009 4:05:27 PM

hack out or jump

5/28/2009 3:39:59 PM

ride/trail ride/lunging

5/28/2009 3:35:49 PM

arena work and trail riding

5/28/2009 3:35:26 PM

lunge and ride

5/28/2009 3:33:52 PM

work full time, only trail ride on weekends

5/28/2009 3:29:50 PM

trial ride or area work

5/28/2009 3:22:39 PM

Dressage

5/28/2009 3:09:13 PM

Ride and ground training

5/28/2009 3:04:46 PM

6 times max, tehy always get a day off every week.

5/28/2009 3:04:24 PM

ring work, trail, road riding, hand walking

5/28/2009 3:03:18 PM

trailriding & packing

5/28/2009 2:56:11 PM

DRESSAGE & TRAIL

5/28/2009 2:55:14 PM

not enough

5/28/2009 2:50:16 PM

trail ride & camp

5/28/2009 2:44:05 PM

trail ride, they are not stalled but are pasture boarded

5/28/2009 2:40:49 PM

Round pen & ride in 8 acre woods behind my house

5/28/2009 1:57:44 PM

riding season is all year work as many as possible every day

5/28/2009 1:40:23 PM

trail ride

5/28/2009 1:15:06 PM

flat daily jump once a week

5/28/2009 12:23:05 PM

trail riding or we walk around finding grazzing spots

5/28/2009 12:04:41 PM

check pastures and ride down the road

5/28/2009 11:05:49 AM

loosening exercises, trotting, hills, jumping

5/28/2009 10:54:24 AM

loping circles, roll backs, lead changes, ride "down the road"

5/28/2009 10:09:03 AM

flat work and sm jumps

5/28/2009 10:06:12 AM

flat work, jumping, hacking

5/28/2009 8:24:51 AM

I rode 5-7 times a week but currently don't have a riding horse.

5/28/2009 8:17:57 AM

trail ride

5/28/2009 7:20:24 AM

ring work including walk/trot patterns and cantering

5/28/2009 7:08:39 AM

they are tirned out 24/7 with occasional short trailrides

5/28/2009 6:34:48 AM

lead, lunge, w/t/c, jump under 3', hack

5/28/2009 6:20:45 AM

mostly trail riding with lots of trotting and loping where the terrain permits it

5/28/2009 3:22:06 AM

dressage

5/28/2009 1:49:41 AM

dressage training with cross training on trails and in the fields.

5/28/2009 1:46:20 AM

arena work, trail rides

5/28/2009 1:35:16 AM

Dressage

5/28/2009 12:27:58 AM

trail ride, pasture play

5/27/2009 11:46:53 PM

lunging, dressage, jumping, eventing, trailriding, parelli play, swimming

5/27/2009 11:43:10 PM

Train them on the track.

5/27/2009 11:39:11 PM

DRESSAGE

5/27/2009 10:52:59 PM

long trail rides

5/27/2009 10:25:57 PM

flat work and trail riding

5/27/2009 10:24:58 PM

lungeing and trail riding

5/27/2009 10:16:17 PM

trail ride

5/27/2009 10:16:14 PM

i use to ride 3 times a week,but one horse is 30 and the other now has ringbone

5/27/2009 9:53:25 PM

play ground games and then ride.

5/27/2009 9:38:05 PM

Varying ride, lunge and pony, sometimes free lunge or free jump.

5/27/2009 9:29:38 PM

cross country /western games/ dressage/trail ride (bushwacking)

5/27/2009 9:16:51 PM

long trot, lope, trail ride, work cattle

5/27/2009 9:08:53 PM

trot/canter 2-3 hours each ride

5/27/2009 9:00:37 PM

ride around the farm or trail

5/27/2009 8:53:44 PM

well actually that is # times i would like to trail ride, do ring work....

5/27/2009 8:44:30 PM

jump / flat

5/27/2009 8:33:23 PM

Ride on trails, gallop cross country, school in the ring, jump fences

5/27/2009 8:20:36 PM

trail and flatwork

5/27/2009 8:13:44 PM

Turn out, arena ride, trail ride.

5/27/2009 8:07:35 PM

trail rides

5/27/2009 8:01:25 PM

my lady is just an expensive lawn ornamant now that she's retired

5/27/2009 7:56:43 PM

ring work and trail

5/27/2009 7:27:34 PM

ride and lunge

5/27/2009 7:27:30 PM

I ride for at least 30 minutes once or twice a week when my field isn't too soggy to ride.

5/27/2009 6:48:03 PM

compete, trail ride and/or arena work

5/27/2009 5:59:10 PM

show horses so I school in my arena but either trail ride them before or after to keep them fresh

5/27/2009 5:53:19 PM

longe, then ride for 45-60 minutes

5/27/2009 5:35:38 PM

trial ride

5/27/2009 5:22:14 PM

Ranch Sorting and Dressage

5/27/2009 5:13:58 PM

drive carriage

5/27/2009 5:09:21 PM

lunge, ride

5/27/2009 5:08:43 PM

Lots of groundwork (7 games) and both arena (dressage) riding including lessons and trail rides

5/27/2009 5:03:14 PM

drive to a buggy

5/27/2009 4:41:02 PM

We either go to a sandy wash and long trot for 20-30 mins or do drills in the arena 20-30 mins

5/27/2009 4:40:57 PM

lounge or ride

5/27/2009 4:34:19 PM

Ring work, 20 minutes, then trail 30 min.

5/27/2009 4:27:43 PM

Trail ride except when the trails are underwater, then it's some ring work and/or ground work

5/27/2009 4:27:40 PM

Get it while you can!

5/27/2009 4:18:20 PM

trail & ring- dressage and starting jumping

5/27/2009 4:18:12 PM

Ride in the ring, go on trail rides, lead them on the trails, or lead them in the ring

5/27/2009 3:57:57 PM

Practice in the indoor arena for the shows

5/27/2009 3:52:28 PM

trail riding

5/27/2009 3:50:26 PM

ride- lunge

5/27/2009 3:48:38 PM

usually never under 4 times a week, but not over 5 times.

5/27/2009 3:48:32 PM

I returned riding one day 4 hrs next day 7 hrs & next day 3 hrs I trailride whenever possible

5/27/2009 3:42:26 PM

Ground and riding training in the ring and field, plus trail riding in the national forest.

5/27/2009 3:26:00 PM

arena work and trail riding

5/27/2009 3:22:26 PM

Trail ride mostly, turnout if no time to ride out.

5/27/2009 3:15:03 PM

Huntseat, saddle seat, and western riding & driving. If time constraints then lunge for 20 minutes.

5/27/2009 3:03:47 PM

either ride or 2 turnouts a day

5/27/2009 2:56:42 PM

ring work, trail ride and lounging

5/27/2009 2:50:35 PM

Hack around the farm; Dressage training

5/27/2009 2:45:58 PM

Lounge first, then ride. Often in arena, often on trails.

5/27/2009 2:39:53 PM

Trial ride for 90% of the time the other 10% is lunging

5/27/2009 2:33:19 PM

Hacking and schooling

5/27/2009 2:26:51 PM

walk/trot

5/27/2009 2:11:29 PM

I ride 3-5 times/week with the trainer riding the rest. He has 1 day/week off for R&R.

5/27/2009 2:05:34 PM

& he is out 24/7 accept in very bad/freezing weather.

5/27/2009 2:01:43 PM

dressage & trail rides

5/27/2009 1:57:27 PM

LOUNGE

5/27/2009 1:38:48 PM

We trail ride a lot!

5/27/2009 1:13:40 PM

Hill climb twice a week, flat work (trails) for times a week.

5/27/2009 12:59:29 PM

walk, trot, canter

5/27/2009 12:37:25 PM

arena, trail riding, cavaletti, Parelli

5/27/2009 12:35:04 PM

trail

5/27/2009 12:31:18 PM

trail dressage jump

5/27/2009 12:26:23 PM

In Kansas it gets hot and riding daily is hard, anyway horses don't need it everyday.

5/27/2009 12:14:25 PM

Trail, exercises in the pasture

5/27/2009 11:58:07 AM

arena work or riding out around the farm

5/27/2009 11:50:51 AM

Love ring work but get out on the trails as well for a break for them.

5/27/2009 11:48:49 AM

play in pasture/ride

5/27/2009 11:36:50 AM

ride them

5/27/2009 11:02:58 AM

bugs & work dependent ;-)

5/27/2009 11:01:31 AM

Dressage

5/27/2009 10:56:41 AM

Trail ride mountains and valleys.

5/27/2009 10:54:29 AM

hacking, schooling and jumping

5/27/2009 10:47:23 AM

walk, trot, canter and gallop if they want

5/27/2009 10:44:02 AM

Combination of arena work and trails to relax--Delaware, OH

5/27/2009 10:40:35 AM

ground work riding parrelli style!

5/27/2009 10:32:42 AM

Lots of suppling, giving the neck and poll. Trotting, some collection work. Trail ride to finish!

5/27/2009 10:27:14 AM

long walks, long trots, short canters & hand gallops & on line & liberty play

5/27/2009 10:15:35 AM

trail ride

5/27/2009 10:14:24 AM

Ride for 30min to an hur or more on the big farm in back of our house.

5/27/2009 10:05:21 AM

trail ride 3-4 hours at a time

5/27/2009 10:03:47 AM

trail ride, jump logs

5/27/2009 9:58:41 AM

I need him in peak shape for showing

5/27/2009 9:56:42 AM

First I start with lot of stretching, we do lots of long troting in proper collection.

5/27/2009 9:53:59 AM

Trail ride in the foothills.

5/27/2009 9:48:45 AM

trot sets, gallop, stretching

5/27/2009 9:48:26 AM

trail ride

5/27/2009 9:32:53 AM

schooling at home and trail riding

5/27/2009 9:30:44 AM

ride--ride down the road, ride in the field, at our peak, we go for a couple hours trotting/loping.

5/27/2009 9:27:12 AM

Trail riding

5/27/2009 9:26:22 AM

arena work and trail riding

5/27/2009 9:25:18 AM

trails and round pen

5/27/2009 9:21:19 AM

They are rescued race horses.

5/27/2009 9:17:32 AM

arena work, trail rides, hill work to build strength, lunge, variety to prevent boredom

5/27/2009 9:16:16 AM

arena and trails

5/27/2009 9:08:04 AM

trail rides

5/27/2009 9:04:05 AM

Build fitness, bone density & collection w/the jog cart, then ride 1-2 times/week.

5/27/2009 8:48:04 AM

Dressage, hacking & hill work

5/27/2009 8:36:45 AM

flat work, trail riding

5/27/2009 8:26:29 AM

Trail riding

5/27/2009 8:20:32 AM

2 to 4 hours each ride

5/27/2009 8:18:24 AM

Dressage and a little trail riding for R&R

5/27/2009 8:17:17 AM

Walk,trot,canter and Jump 2'

5/27/2009 7:54:47 AM

trail ride

5/27/2009 7:38:15 AM

Trail riding and lungeing

5/27/2009 7:37:11 AM

I like to trail ride but I have a new horse so we are just riding in the arena for now.

5/27/2009 6:57:45 AM

trail ride, but our wet spring is putting a damper on it!

5/27/2009 5:34:06 AM

mostly hacking about - schooling 20 min a week. eg trotting excercise for 10 min, canter 3 min,

5/27/2009 5:27:43 AM

ring work

5/27/2009 5:04:41 AM

paddock turn out &/or longing, or ride

5/27/2009 4:46:57 AM

arena work, jump schooling and hacking

5/27/2009 4:27:53 AM

schooling, gymnastic jumping, hacking & roadwork and competing at shows

5/27/2009 4:14:19 AM

I do Parelli, I do what my horses horsenality needs, which is play! Very active, she is always fit!

5/27/2009 4:00:43 AM

short "trail" ride

5/27/2009 3:38:44 AM

4-5 times/wk. 2 lessons: on flat, one jumping and 2 hacks

5/27/2009 3:20:10 AM

Dressage, jumping, farm riding, road riding

5/27/2009 2:40:10 AM

mostly schooling, then hacking with some jumping practice too Generally just have fun but try to re

5/27/2009 2:35:08 AM

TRAIL RIDING! Nothing beats getting in tune with Mother Nature

5/27/2009 2:09:15 AM

free lunge warm up, then trail ride

5/27/2009 2:02:19 AM

Ring work or trails, depending on the weather

5/27/2009 1:42:23 AM

build stamina, muscle, cordination and focus by trotting. will finish with a cool swim!

5/27/2009 1:18:43 AM

walk, trot and lope exercises for 30 minutes, than finish off w/ barrel runs and pole bending

5/27/2009 12:59:51 AM

arena/trail

5/27/2009 12:58:59 AM

walk trot and gallop conditioning for polo and playing them two to three days per week

5/27/2009 12:40:16 AM

Trail riding and arena work

5/27/2009 12:38:28 AM

round pen, trail ride, arena exercises

5/27/2009 12:38:14 AM

arena work and trail riding

5/27/2009 12:27:35 AM

arena lessons/trailride/lunging

5/27/2009 12:16:38 AM

Ride in the great outdoors down roads/trails

5/26/2009 11:55:02 PM

trail ride; my horse is 26 so we don't ride too hard bu the still thinks he

5/26/2009 11:46:38 PM

Ring work and trail ride

5/26/2009 11:38:38 PM

A lot of groundwork under saddle.

5/26/2009 11:38:25 PM

If I don't have time to ride, I have my horses turned out for exercise the remainder of the week.

5/26/2009 11:10:11 PM

trail ride and dressage

5/26/2009 11:05:39 PM

long trotting, loping circles, sprinting, quiet work

5/26/2009 11:05:32 PM

round pen, riding,

5/26/2009 11:03:50 PM

carriage driving

5/26/2009 11:02:41 PM

trail ride, ring work

5/26/2009 11:01:36 PM

trail ride

5/26/2009 10:57:12 PM

trail ride

5/26/2009 10:56:25 PM

hack in arena or lesson--hunter fences, 2-3 courses

5/26/2009 10:53:11 PM

dressage and trail

5/26/2009 10:45:14 PM

Ride the trails and non-trails.

5/26/2009 10:44:22 PM

trail, jumping, dressage

5/26/2009 10:34:09 PM

roundpen, lounge, trail ride or ride in pen

5/26/2009 10:33:33 PM

Trail rides/camp

5/26/2009 10:30:23 PM

reining

5/26/2009 10:29:43 PM

trail riding

5/26/2009 10:26:26 PM

trail ride

5/26/2009 10:13:37 PM

trackwork

5/26/2009 10:12:47 PM

longe, ride, run beside them

5/26/2009 10:07:13 PM

trail,

5/26/2009 10:06:07 PM

I'd love to ride more, but having young kids limits riding time. Horses get daily attention @home!

5/26/2009 10:06:00 PM

Lunge, ride in the arena and trail ride

5/26/2009 9:58:55 PM

Trail riding 75% school work 25%

5/26/2009 9:55:34 PM

3 days on 1 day off, 2 days on, 1 day off

5/26/2009 9:55:03 PM

arena work, ground work, trails

5/26/2009 9:49:01 PM

I work two mares in the round pen and then ride one of them on my property or in the neighborhood.

5/26/2009 9:43:47 PM

I walk & trot my clydie around in my 5 acre paddock as she doesn't need much exercise.

5/26/2009 9:42:29 PM

trail ride, some schooling and lunging

5/26/2009 9:39:34 PM

Trail ride

5/26/2009 9:34:19 PM

I mix up arena work with trail riding and driving

5/26/2009 9:34:14 PM

combination of lunging, cavaletti, flatwork, trail riding

5/26/2009 9:29:37 PM

Flat work, Jumpers, trail riding

5/26/2009 9:28:21 PM

Trotting, circles, low jumps, dressage test practice, transitions

5/26/2009 9:28:03 PM

dressage training and trail riding

5/26/2009 9:25:16 PM

I always mix it up...riding, long lining, free lunging, trail riding

5/26/2009 9:17:54 PM

Long trots, collected cantering, gallupping for training for polo, then scrimmaging

5/26/2009 9:14:51 PM

year round

5/26/2009 9:06:30 PM

conditioning and training for my three foxhunters, consist of lots of hacking in the hunt country an

5/26/2009 9:03:50 PM

Ride in the arena, trail rides, jumping.

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work cattle or ride down a county road

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trail ride

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flatwork, trail, driving, jumping

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trail ride, tune up when he needs it

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ride and drive

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I actually ride once or twice a week on trails, however, my gelding is on turnout everyday.

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combined driving

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Active (lots of trot & canter) trail riding. They also live out 24/7

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walk,trot,canter

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roundpen and trails

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They are on 24/7 turnout in a large hilly pasture with an active small herd.

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Every day, they exercise themselves walking on a steep mountain pasture.

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I ride Endurance so we do long rides with varying speeds

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round pen or trail ride

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lunge, trail ride, round pen exercises

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dressage work, jumping gymnastics and hill work for stability muscles.

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longe, trail ride, practice in arena,

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3 TB jumpers; flatwork, working trail rides, of course jumping

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Drive them (carting)

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trail ride

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We trail ride but my horses are also turned out 24/7

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light ground work and trail ride

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Free lunging, riding and trail riding

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arena work and trail riding

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distance conditioning rides

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work at race track

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Living next to Joshua Tree National Park offers many options for trail riding with my horses.

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trail ride

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w/t/c both directions. Jumping twice per week, trail ride every week, mock show every week

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Trail riding and practicing Dressage movements

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warm-up arena ride; then out on the trails

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Trail ride, arena ride once a week, horse camping

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trail riding - interval training

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trail ride in the mountains GSMNP

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varied routine, with ring work, some trail and some barrel racing

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showmanship, freelunging, cavaletti, bareback, saddle work

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dressage

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Lounge & walking. she is aged & blind

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trail ride and lessons

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walk, trott, & lope twenty minutes

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Bending and flexxion exercises then trail riding

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dressage practice and lessons

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Ride 5-6 days per week with turnout on off days.

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I usually ride and do a little ground work as well. I know its not nearly enough

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Full on training for hunter under saddle and western pleasure

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Train for showing Western Pleasure

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riding is pleasure trail or training time or conditioning time, all done mostly out in the hills

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Gallop - they are racehorses

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trail ride

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trail ride

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Unless there are extreme weather conditions I work my mare 5-7 days a week, year round.

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riding

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As we have no indoor, weather may limit exercise oportunities.

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ride and lunging

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trail ride and arena ride working on flexing and softness we also work on obstacles

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lunging, arena riding, trail riding

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ground work, riding in the arena and trail riding

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trail ride and concentrated ring work

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trail ride

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trail ride

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trail ride, hand walk, longing

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1.5-2 hour trails

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trail ride and arena work also just playing in the pasture with them

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Ride at least 1 hour 5 - 7 times a week alternating between slow and fast gaits

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Mainly arena work - in the cool, non-bug seasons we trail ride

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Lunge, Trail Ride

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Walk, Trot, Canter, Jump, Gallop

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I like to vary things Trail riding, ride hills for hind end strength, lounging, and ring work.

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much more in summer break, plus less weather issues

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some arena work, mostly on the trail

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walk trot canter

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trail ride

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ride in the ring, jump and ride out

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I don't get to spend nearly as much time riding as I would like

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Trail ride

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flatwork

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At the very least 1, 2 hr ride/I try 2 ride 2-3X per week

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Just trail ride.

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Lounging, long lines, in hand trail walk, clicker training

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trail ride

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dressage/lunge youngsters

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Trail in woods behind house, school in roundpen/arena, and ground work

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Both my horses are retired so I don't ride at all, :( but I do give great care.

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A variety of things, sprints, conditioning, spins, flexing exercises, trail riding, etc.

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ring riding

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trail riding - no ring work!!!

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endurance 50 mls

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Dressage, Driving, Trail riding

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arena/obstacle work & trail rides

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lots of troting,training,trail riding. 1-2 hours daily

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trail rides and endurance rides

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hillwork, trot and canter intervals, dressage, jumping, cross country

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round pen and trail ride

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Weather permitting; rainy days cancel riding time.

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carriage driving, trail riding, longeing

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I lunge or try to ride my horse up to a 1/2 a day if possible.

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trail riding

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ring work and trail

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minimum of three days a week

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Trail riding &driving

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trail ride

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trail ride, arena exercises, extensive ground work and hill therapy

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Parelli games and trail riding

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mostly trail ride but he also schools high hunter courses once a week

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trail ride

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We ride our horses every day unless it is too dangerous because of weather.

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Trail riding with hills.

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Trail Riding

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lunging/arena work

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mostly riding, some longing, some driving

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have to make the most of a short season...

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ring and trail work.

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Horses get free exercise on full time pasture when not ridden.

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Ring work and trails

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3 or more days - dressage or walk; 1 a 4 days - jump (little to hard exercises)

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Ground work and in-saddle

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walk up and down hills

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Trail ride or arena exercise

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ring work and trail riding.

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round pen babies, ride and drive mature horses

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low level event

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They are turned out

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Ride or lunge

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dressage riding

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Put them out to pasture to run and move as desired.

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trail ride

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long hand walks because he is 25 plus and very arthritic.

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miles in the sand and polo

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Mainly trails, cross train dressage, free longeing

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teach lessons, trail ride, paper chases, pleasure drives

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lunge and ground work

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trail ride

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trail riding

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LONG TROTTING AND LEAD CHANGES

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