AquaPacer

AquaPacer: A Great Conditioning Tool

Most people think the AquaPacer, a horse water treadmill, is a therapeutic instrument for horse injuries. But it is also quite effective in conditioning of horses.  Cornerstone, home of the AquaPacer, has had success with many horses including Ruger, owned by Ashley Lembke who shared her story.  “I was looking for an activity to keep my AQHA performance horse, Sir Rey Of Oak, fondly known as Ruger, in shape while I had him home from the trainer. Ruger is an accomplished cow horse with earnings over $15k in the NRCHA and 2013 AQHA World Champion in Amateur Working Cow Horse. While at home,...

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AquaPacer and Hally Make Winning Combination

When BMQ Hally Berry, a 4-year-old AQHA, caught her leg in a fence this past summer, she required 30 stitches on her hind left hock and had to be on stall rest for 6 weeks. Her leg had to be completely immobilized and the bandage changed daily for the first 4 weeks. It was a lot of work for her owner Rachel Lueth, who began the slow rehabilitation process with Hally. She started with hand walking, lunging and eventually riding her after two months. Lueth’s chiropractor, Alana Altnow, saw Hally recovering slowly and was concerned about her range of motion.  Altnow had heard somewhere in Hastings...

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AquaPacer Puts Impulsive Back on Winning Track

Impulsive, an 18 year-old Dutch Bred gelding, had a very successful show jumping career when a ligament injury sent him to pasture where he lost muscle and gained weight. His owner and trainer, Scott Lenkart, discovered the AquaPacer at Cornerstone Horse Complex with the help of Kelle Myers who was caring for Impulsive during his layup. Lenkart did not waste any time starting Impulsive on the road to recovery, after all he had won 28 Grandprixs, 17 of which were on Impulsive. John Dusek III, the owner of Cornerstone Horse Complex, started Impulsive on a 3 day-a-week routine which showed progress...

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