THE EQUESTRIAN ATHLETE - PART 6
Lesson 6: Nutrition
Let me paint you story: It is 5 am you have pressed snooze a couple of times and are now rolling out of bed and running out of the house to get to the showgrounds to prepare you & your horse for the long day of showing. As you make the drive your tummy starts to growl and you realize you left the house without eating or packing anything to eat, and you are starving! You know there is a really good food truck on the grounds that serves deliciously greasy bacon and fried egg sandwiches, and that fried goodness will go really well with the venti caramel macchiato with extra whip on top that you stopped to pick up!
You finish your morning classes and see somebody has made another Starbucks run and come back with frappucinos for the barn, and yet another parent has brought a box of donuts for all to share. Later on you make another trip to the food truck and order your hamburger & fries for lunch. As the afternoon wears on your energy is drained and yo