Articles - rider-health

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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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The Rider’s Fitness Routine

Certified personal trainer, Terry Ford, provides a simple routine of five exercises designed to improve rider fitness....

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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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Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes...

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Get Your Heels Down – 3 Best Exercises

Perfect your position with these targeted exercises....

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Truth and Consequences of Concussions

Brianna Kerr shares the story of how she became "grounded," unable to ride because of her struggles with post-concussion syndrome. ...

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Tips for a Winning MInd – 5 Ways to improve your Mental Performance

The physical aspects of riding are only a portion of riding successfully; our mental programming is often neglected or ignored. A positive mind is one of the key ingredients to a successful show season. ...

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Dealing with Mature Rider Angst

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

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Exercises for Tiny Riders and Big Strong Horses

Try these exercises for small riders on big horses....

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Knee Exercises to Improved Leg Position

Improve your leg position with a targeted knee exercise....

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