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Top 5 Stretches for Healthy Horses


Physical therapy exercises and stretching can benefit horses in all lines of work. In this free special report, Dr. Hillary M. Clayton shares her top five physical therapy exercise picks for healthy horses.

In this clearly-written step-by-step report Dr. Narelle Stubbs demonstrates key stretches Dr. Clayton recommends for horses. Complete with illustrations, this special report makes it easy to understand the proper stretches your horse needs to stay healthy.


Detailed steps focus on five top equine stretches:  the chin-to-chest stretch; chin-to-fetlock stretch; chin-to-hind fetlock stretch; sterna, wither, and thoracic lift; and the lumbar and lumbosacral lift.



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Erica Larson, former news editor for The Horse, holds a degree in journalism with an external specialty in equine science from Michigan State University in East Lansing. A Massachusetts native, she grew up in the saddle and has dabbled in a variety of disciplines including foxhunting, saddle seat, and mounted games. Currently, Erica competes in eventing with her OTTB, Dorado.

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