Source: AgriLife Today
A study revealed many benefits for those engaging in horseback riding activities and for the first time, attempted to define the amount of energy expended in several common riding events.
The study revealed energy expenditure and heart rate responses were greater for reining and cutting than for the walk-trot-canter ride. The researchers concluded that the results of the study “provide novel information about exercise intensity values for horseback activities and differences among riding disciplines measured in real time using a portable system.”
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