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 Lot 3 Menangle Rd

 Menangle Park, NSW 2563

 0402 740 854 (Steve)

 info@aquagait.com.au
 

 

October 7, 2019

We are constantly researching new and modern techniques to condition and care for race and performance horses. Over the past 12 months we have been researching and learning about high intensity laser therapy. Convinced of the benefits, we recently took the big step of purchasing a K-Laser performance machine (not cheap!!) to further expand the services offered to our clients.

Widely considered the best available, the K-Laser machine is the most powerful class IV laser on the market. Class IV la...

January 5, 2019

Our primary service offering is racehorse pre-training. We are continually focused on how we improve and refine our pre-training program to provide our clients and their equine athlete with a winning experience.

To do this efficiently we must have good systems and procedures, which we do, however we are flexible and adaptable to ensure each horse gets the right attention required to benefit from the program. We can also follow any specific directions given to us by the horses train...

January 1, 2019

We have previously dispelled the myth that water walkers are best used for injured or sore horses, that is simply not true. So now let’s explore in more detail how we use our water walker at Aquagait.

General Conditioning

For horses in pre-training or having a freshen up the typical daily exercise routine in the water walker is for 30 minutes at a speed of ~3kph, water depth of 950mm and all 4 resistance pumps on.

A daily exercise routine like this develops core muscle...

October 25, 2018

Arthritis is a chronic condition found in many race horses and it is not just older horses that suffer from it. In this article we provide some insight into how alternate exercise in a water walker can help to manage such condition.

Let’s start by defining what is arthritis? 

Arthritis is progressive and permanent deterioration of articular cartilage, the specific type of cartilage that lines the ends of bones where they come together to form a joint, such as your horse’s fetlock. Healthy articula...

October 23, 2018

Aquagait rehabilitated stayer, Zatopaz will take his place in the Cellebrations Handicap over 2000m at Randwick on Saturday.

This will be his third run back from an injury enforced layoff. Trainer Matt Dale feels the horse needs another conditioning run after two moderate runs so far this time in.

A quirky horse who can easily turn it up when things don’t go his way, we have been pleased with the fact he has come through his first two runs sound even though he has been beaten by big margins. His f...

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