Ground Conditions for Exercise Ground conditions are important for exercising and preparing your horse for the ground conditions he's expected to perform in. By H&R Editors | October 25, 2021 | 1 minute read Click here to watch now! Riding your horse on good ground will keep him sound and ready to compete. If you’re unable to ride in a well-worked arena, Molly explains what you can do to keep your horse in shape without risking his soundness. Click here to watch now! What did you think of this article? Submit Rating Thank you for your feedback!