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CORE Equine

CORE Equine CORE Equine provides comprehensive sports medicine therapy for human and equine athletes. Expertise in human medicine, veterinary rehabilitation and equestrian sport demands are the background for this integrative approach to care. CORE Equine focuses on the health and wellness of equestrian athletes to maintain career longevity and enhance performance. The CORE Equine blog… Continue reading CORE Equine

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Planks to Strengthen Your CORE

You can develop your core through a variety of exercises and should use a combination of isometrics, active resistive strengthening and muscle re-education techniques. Planks have become an effective and popular form of isometric strengthening for your core. Perform a series of planks with good form starting with 20 second holds for 3 repetitions and increasing to… Continue reading Planks to Strengthen Your CORE

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Pain in the Haunches

Hind End (Haunches) Pain in The Horse The haunches of a horse have a primary role in propulsion in all riding disciplines. The large muscles of the hind end act as the motor of the horse to generate propulsive forces. These large muscles attach to the bony skeleton of the horse primarily at the croup,… Continue reading Pain in the Haunches

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SI Problems in The Horse

Sacroiliac (SI) Problems in The Horse The haunches of a horse have a primary role in propulsion in all riding disciplines. In jumping, the haunches are loaded in preparation for take-off. In dressage, the hind end is loaded while lateral and rotational forces are produced for movement. In western disciplines, the hind end is a… Continue reading SI Problems in The Horse