Saddle Up! Getting a Jump on Proper Horse Care
...endons and ligaments and improves motility of the digestive tract. Before
beginning a regular, strenuous exercise routine, start with walking and
to accustom your horse to activity.
Observe Your Animal: Get to know your horse's routine behavior such as
sleeping, eating and breathing patterns. ...
Trotting in Biological News
To swim or to crawl: For the worm it's a no brainer
... observed in different environments look so distinct, there's a long-held consensus that these are separate gaits as with horses, where galloping and trotting
are entirely different motions.
Using a combination of experimental laboratory work and computer simulations, the research team has shown that swim...
Galloping and breathing at high speed
...vement. The first is the springy "pogo-stick" quality of the superficial digital flexor tendon, which provides the "bouncing" effect, which allows for trotting
and, to a lesser extent, galloping. The second is work generated by the parallel deep digital flexor, which moves the horse forward over the ground. I...
Trotting in other areas