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Limber Up for the Long Haul

Learn some helpful stretches to make your trail riding experiences pain-free....

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Dealing with Mature Rider Angst

Psychologist Shelley Goodwin provides expert advice for reducing riding anxiety....

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Increasing Flexibility in Your Spine

Registered physiotherapist, Alison Barr shares a simple stretch to improve flexibility and prevent pain in your back....

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Get Your Heels Down – 3 Best Exercises

Perfect your position with these targeted exercises....

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Insult to Injury

The effect of rider pain on dressage performance...

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Horses as Healers

Equine-assisted therapy is becoming more widely accepted as an effective complementary treatment for a host of mental health issues. So, what’s so magical about the horse? ...

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for an Effective Seat

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp shares pelvic floor exercises to help riders develop a better position in the saddle....

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The Shoulders

Develop correct shoulder posture for better rein control....

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The Mind’s Eye

Visualization exercises for more effective riding...

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The Show Must Go On

In a sport where reward does not come without risk, professionals accept that injuries are par for the course....

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