Equine Guelph explains winter cool down procedure.
Your winter workout regime will be different depending on a number of factors including whether your horse is clipped, blanketed, lives inside or outside, maintaining condition or working on higher intensity training. Your strategy for an unclipped horse living outside may be light workout producing little sweat just to maintain condition over the winter. Whatever your situation, time needs to be budgeted for your winter cool down.
Article re-posted with kind permission by Equine Guelph: https://assets.horsenation.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/index.php_.jpg
About Equine Guelph: Equine Guelph is the horse owners’ and care givers’ Centre at the University of Guelph in Canada. It is a unique partnership dedicated to the health and well-being of horses, supported and overseen by equine industry groups. Equine Guelph is the epicentre for academia, industry and government – for the good of the equine industry as a whole. For further information, visit www.equineguelph.ca.
About Kentucky Performance Products, LLC:
Challenge: Winter weight loss.
Solution: Equi-Jewel® high-fat rice bran.
Equi-Jewel® rice bran
Fight back against a winter energy crisis that can cause your horse to lose weight.
Equi-Jewel® is a high-fat, low-starch and -sugar formula developed to safely meet the energy needs of your horse.
Whether you have a hard keeper that needs extra calories to maintain his weight in cold weather, or a top performance horse that needs cool energy to perform at her peak, Equi-Jewel can meet your horse’s needs.
The fat found in rice bran is an extraordinary source of dietary energy. In fact, fat contains more than two times the energy that carbohydrates and proteins do, thereby fueling horses more efficiently. Fat is considered a “cool” feedstuff because it does not cause the hormone spikes that lead to excitability. Avoid a winter energy crisis in your hard keeper and start supplementing with Equi-Jewel today.
The horse that matters to you matters to us®.
Not sure which horse supplement best meets your horse’s needs? Kentucky Performance Products, LLC is here to help. Call 859-873-2974 or visit KPPusa.com.