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.