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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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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 Shoulders

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

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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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Improving Stability

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

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Improve Your Ankle Strength

Improve your ankle strength and control for better balance in the saddle....

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Insult to Injury

The effect of rider pain on dressage performance...

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Rider Fitness Tip: The Aching Back

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp explains the causes of the dreaded back pain caused by sciatica....

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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 Mind’s Eye

Visualization exercises for more effective riding...

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