Turns out, this conditioning tool has a few unique, shall we say, side benefits.
Water walkers, also sometimes called “aquacisers” or “hydrowalkers” or other variations on the theme, look like they’re the best of both worlds of hot walker and hydrotherapy: you can exercise your horses for conditioning in shallow water for more resistance, like the setting in this video, or raise the water level to provide lower-impact, slower training for rehabbing an injury and building up fitness.
And, of course, you can also learn to surf: (must be logged in to Facebook to view)
Hey, I gotta hand it to this guy — he definitely gets points for creativity.
Need more hot walker humor? Fortunately, there’s no shortage of hilarious videos of how not to use a hotwalker on Horse Nation:
- Hot Walker as Babysitter
- This Pony Wants Nothing to Do with Hot Walking
- Well, That’s One Way to Use the Hot Walker
Go riding! (Or surfing. Or anything else you can figure out how to do on the hot walker.)