13 reasons to take your horse to an equine spa / by Allen Gutowski

A spa break sounds like heaven to most riders, and horses can benefit hugely from the same sort of treatment. Take Red Rum. Crippling foot problems in his younger years meant he was nearly written off, but daily training on Southport Beach transformed him, said his trainer Ginger McCain, because salt water is so good for legs. And if it’s good enough for a three-time Grand National winner — well, read on.
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