Compassionate floating to ensure maximum performance from your horse

19 April 2021 | Animal Welfare investigative steward Tara van der Minne

Have you ever arrived somewhere after unloading your horse and noticed that they are a bit stiff or striding short?

Think about how you feel when you drive your car for long distances, just sitting in one spot for a long period can cause us to feel muscle fatigue, aches, and pains.

Horses use various muscles to balance themselves in the float, such as the supporting thoracic sling, trapezius muscles, hamstrings, and pectorals.



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