A horsewalker is an equestrian equipment that leads the horses into motion. Horsewalkers are provided with dividers that separates the horses walking at the time and which are normally connected to electric energizers that are to learn the horses walking towards the direction selected. To read more about the structure of MK horsewalkers visit this [...]
There are several reasons for using a horse walker. To give a horse the fresh air and moving freedom when he doesn’t have the facilities to go in the fields for example. But also It can be seen as an extra training for the animal. A horse that has a good stamina is far less [...]
The physical condition of the animal is the key. That is why the trainer is responsible for observing the reactions of the animals and adapting the training session to the physical condition of each horse exercised on a horsewalker. Visit this link to read some MK guidelines of how to use the horsewalker: https://molenkoning.com/training-with-horse-exercisers/
The most common horsewalkers are those whose axis is anchored to the ground in the center of the circumference. These can present a corridor with sand, rubber or water (known as aquatrainers). However the machinery is the same for all of them. In MK we also produce horsewalkers that suspended from a roof. The center [...]
"• Warm up and cool down of the equine athlete. • Exercise multiple horses at the same time. • Free moving exercise (no lunging on lounge line). • Improves the equine condition and stamina. • Rehabilitation of injured horses."
"Your horses will: • Present fewer health problems. • Significantly fewer leg and hoof problems. • Better muscle development, especially the back muscles. • Improved suppleness and reflexes. • Significantly fewer injuries. • Less risk of ataxic defects (free walk). • 60% less risk of osteochondrosis dissecans. • Less risk of arthritis."