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;
Maintain elastic properties
To increase joint range of movement
To reduce delayed onset of muscle soreness
To improve posture
To strengthen core
To improve proprioception
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.