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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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Limber Up for the Long Haul

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

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Exercises to Correct a Crooked Seat

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

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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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Knee Exercises to Improved Leg Position

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

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Rider Exercises for Better Balance

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp provides exercises to improve pelvic range of motion to enable balance throughout gait changes and transitions....

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The Shoulders

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

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Beyond Concussions

The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries....

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Stretching for Horse & Rider

As long as your horse doesn't have any kind of illness or injury, chances are he can benefit from stretching. ...

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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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