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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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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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A Stronger Core for an Effective Seat

Creating a supple, balanced and athletic horse for any discipline requires the rider to have an effective seat through a strong core....

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Exercises to Correct a Crooked Seat

Try this easy exercise to correct a crooked seat....

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Improving Stability

Learn how to improve your balance with core strengthening exercises....

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Beyond Concussions

The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries....

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Get Your Heels Down – 3 Best Exercises

Perfect your position with these targeted exercises....

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Rider Fitness: Shoulders & Back

Restorative exercise specialist Terry Ford provides exercises for the shoulders and back to improve your position in the saddle....

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How to Cope with the Loss of a Horse

Dr. Shelley Goodwin explains that grief is an individual process, and offers suggestions for coping with the loss of a horse....

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JOGA for Quiet, Effective Legs

For quiet but effective legs while riding, try these JOGA exercises – yoga tailored specifically to athletes to improve agility, strength, and mobility....

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