HORSES that will benefit from a treadmill program:
-Performance horses to build and maintain strength and develop a strong topline
-Horses coming back into work after time off
-Young horses use the treadmill lightly to build strength, experience and confidence.
-Horses requiring strength and conditioning
WHAT the treadmill can do:
Hill work, backing up, trot sets and interval work.
All programs are custom fit to the horse. We are always happy to work in conjunction with your vet for special needs or suggestions.
BENEFITS of a Treadmill Program:
-Year round conditioning in a protective controlled environment
-Decreased stress on joints and affiliated structures providing a safer workout
-Allows a full range of motion for muscle specific focus
-The program will increase your horses strength and flexability, balance and coordination
-The smooth and cushioned belt will reduce the risk of injury from concussion on uneaven surfaces
-Allows training and fitness to be maintained in bad weather
SAFETY features of the treadmill to help protect your horse:
-The clear sides allow unimpeeded view of horses legs and stride
-Length of the belt allows the horse to take a full natural stride allowing full use of the back and leg muscles
-Sloped edges above the belt to direct any miss steps back safely to the belt
- Gentle sloped ramps both on and off
- Easy access emergency kill switch and laser sensor that will stop the belt if the horse were to mistep or trip
- Both front and rear bumper bars for the support of the horse
-Clear uncluttered area where the horse can look out and around seeing what is going on as they work
With all the shows, events, clinics and showcases available to the horse owners these days, getting show fit can be a challenge. Horse In Hand Ranch Ltd. can help! With the Full Stride Treadmill right here on site, the benefits of this tool are unquestionable. For those times you need to go away for work or pleasure, your horse has time off over the winter or just as a compliment to your horses training program the treadmill will be one of the greatest assets available to you!
BOARDING & TREADMILL PACKAGES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST