Horse Muscle Care - Rochfords' Way
Muscles become shortened or ‘tight’ from injury or repetitive use causing ‘muscle memory loss’, in other words, the muscle forgets how to return to a relaxed, static state. In this condition, muscles lose their flexibility, strength and range of motion resulting in below average performance and severe behavioral difficulties as well as muscle tears and damage. So you’ve been out for a trail ride. It is the first one after a couple of months of rest; you are trying to overcome that nagging mystery lameness. And yes…..he’s pulled up sore again. Or maybe the whole day felt like you were riding in a billy cart with square wheels. Worse still, maybe you spent the whole ride pushing him along because he just didn’t want to go and when you really pushed him, he reared, spun, dropped his head, dumped you on the ground, and in a cloud of dust and flying gravel, headed back home without you.
- Publication Date
- Sep 11, 2013
- All Rights Reserved - Standard Copyright License
- By (author): Kath and Steve Rochford