Discipline: LD/Endurance, CMO, Trail Rider, Cartoonist, Writer, Co-Director/ Green Bean Endurance
Favorite Links for training, gear, and memberships!
- National Association of Competitive Mounted Orienteering
- HOW TO CMO
- What is CMO?
- Old Dominion Endurance Rides
- Renegade Hoof Boots
- Riding vs. Racing a discussion with the Duck.
- Trumbull Mountain's INTRO TO ENDURANCE RIDING
- Principles of Conditioning
- Conditioning the endurance horse by SERA
- Short Article: Feeding & Training the Endurance Horse
- Feeding the Endurance Horse, Swedish Author
- Preventing Dehydration In the Endurance Horse, Ontario Competitive Trail Riding Association
- Jim Holland's fantastic training links here!
- South Eastern Distance Rider's Association
July 19, 2010
We continue in the Danger Zone
Doug found this chart for me today. It looks like what they had in the EN issue this month, only I couldn't read anything with red print. So sharing this image so you know when you are in the danger zone and can avoid riding your horse on the worst sultry days (almost everyday presently in Indiana). Had I had this chart yesterday we would not have ridden. It was considered extremely dangerous. Hence the very slow pulse down, and the inverted respiration, even though we took it slow, it was almost too much for her. To use the chart find the temperature, and then the humidity, go straight across to where the lines intersect to find what conditions are like for your horse. Yesterday it was like exercising at 130 degrees... Today not quite as bad, but still in the danger zone. We just did some easy ground work and called it a day.