Interval training has long been touted as one of the most effective cardiovascular workouts for human athletes. While there are many different styles of training for both human and equine athletes, the general goals are extremely similar. Both require speed and endurance to perform at the highest level. Achieving and maintaining that level of fitness is the challenge faced by all trainers. A study performed recently at Virginia Intermont College (as covered in this article by TheHorse.com) determined that horses at pasture were able to stay fit in comparison to their stalled brethren. Continue reading
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