Equestrian Medical Safety Association

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Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration Needs of the Equestrian Athlete

EMSA is pleased to announce a talk on the nutritional and hydration needs of the equestrian athlete. Most are aware of hazards of typical “horse show” food, though many of us are far more informed about the nutritional needs of out horses than ourselves. Dr. Pestana...
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Summer Newsletter Focuses on Heat Problems

In the mist of blasting summer weather EMSA’s Newsletter looks at ways to prepare for, hydrate and cool to avoid heat related illness during strenuous exercise with horses. There is solid scientific and medical information about preparation, training and acclimatization  when you...
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Summer Heat Raises Dehydration

As Memorial Day is often considered the unofficial start to summer and temperatures are rising across the country, issues of heat related illnesses for riders return to our thinking. Drs. Stanitski’s spring blog and  Horse Persons’ Forum discussed reasons for...
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