The Benefits Of Swimming Horses

Swimming is an excellent form of exercise as well as a great fitness training aid for all disciplines. They are able to exercise without supporting their own body weight. It builds muscle tone and improves fitness without putting pressure or strain on the back and joints. It is advantageous in improving the cardio vascular system and:

  • 140ft Straight Equine Pool
  • Solarium
  • Horse Walker
  • 50m x 25m All-Weather Arena
  • Internal Spacious Stables
  • Lunge Ring
  • Turn-Out Pens
  • Gallop
  • Mc Timoney-Corley Equine Spinal Therapist Clinic
  • Swims from £25.00 per session
  • Please call to discuss a livery / swimming package to suite your needs
  • Swimming may be covered by your insurance when referred by a vet

It allows horses to relax or rehabilitate without the severity of impact exercise. Horses out of work through injury can very quickly lose muscle tone but swimming can help maintain condition and physical fitness.

Swimming can offer a welcome change to their usual training programme and can freshen up tired or stale horses that may have been hard in training.