Riders are often struggling to correct these secondary problems when the root causes of asymmetry are in the hips. Keep reading to find out more.
Choosing the best girth for your horse from the variety of options is an important part of saddle fit and your horse’s performance.
Develop correct shoulder posture for better rein control.
Registered physiotherapist, Alison Barr shares a simple stretch to improve flexibility and prevent pain in your back.
Learn how to make sure your horse is comfortable with this saddle fitting primer from expert English and western saddle makers.
There is a longstanding unofficial rule of thumb that a horse should bear no more than 20 per cent of its body weight, including rider and equipment.
Creating a supple, balanced and athletic horse for any discipline requires the rider to have an effective seat through a strong core.
Studies show the more fun you make exercise, the better choices you make relative to nutrition and the better results you will feel and experience overall.
Pain in the back, shoulders and neck can have a negative effect on posture and, therefore, riding. It is, most often, our own bad habits that are the cause.
Restorative exercise specialist Terry Ford provides exercises for the hips and knees designed to improve your position in the saddle.
Psychologist Shelley Goodwin provides expert advice for reducing riding anxiety.
Dr. Shelley Goodwin explains that grief is an individual process, and offers suggestions for coping with the loss of a horse.
A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the brain is jarred or shaken inside the skull. Most commonly, a concussion is caused by a blow to the head, but can also occur when the body takes a heavy impact. That means you could get a concussion when you fall off your horse, even if your head doesn't hit the ground.
n order to stay strong and sound, it's important to participate in a well-rounded fitness program that consists of cardiovascular or aerobic exercise, etc.
As long as your horse doesn’t have any kind of illness or injury, chances are he can benefit from stretching. Keep reading to learn some new stretches.