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Carrot Stretches

Also known as Baited Stretches or Dynamic Mobilisation Exercises.

These stretches should be performed when the horse is stood square and the movement should be smooth.

Benefits of Carrot Stretches include;

  1. Maintain elastic properties

  2. To increase joint range of movement

  3. To reduce delayed onset of muscle soreness

  4. To improve posture

  5. To strengthen core

  6. To improve proprioception

  7. To reduce risk of injury

Speak to your physiotherapist regarding a home exercise plan for your horse, which may include Carrot stretches, this is an essential part of our treatment.

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