Interesting fact!

We can see from our sales that half of our customers only ice the front legs. However when we ride we are constantly asking our horses to engage the hindquarters which can put extra strain on the back legs. Circle work in particular has been associated with increasing the load onto the hindquarters, so if…

Hind leg flexion in jumping

Our horses are amazing. Have you ever looked closely at your horse’s hind legs when jumping? Check out our video here and see how those hind legs flex and take the strain on take-off, it’s incredible. It’s important to look after those legs with the cooling and compression of Cryochaps. With a quad set you…

The effect of lunging

It’s not just ridden work that our horses need to recover from, when we lunge on a circle this creates a very unnatural repetitive force on the horse’s musculoskeletal system including the horses lower legs. In order to balance on a lunged circle, the horse leans into the centre – a little like a motorbike…