Question # 284: While conditioning work is best done in the open with varying terrain, not everyone has access to the amount of open space, or open space with the right terrain or footing to do their conditioning rides...
...Here in Southern CA, you may be able to trailer out for conditioning work but many boarding facilities aren’t near suitable trails making regular scheduled conditioning difficult. What would you suggest as the best way to use the arena and less-than-ideal trails (walkable, rocky, not the best footing, etc.)? (Kjersti)
This is a great question, as more and more riders around the country are losing access to the kind of land that makes it easy to condition our horses for Eventing! One has to be creative and think outside the box! (Click on Question Title above (in blue) to read full answer)