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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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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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Endurance Training

Competitive riders need cardio exercises to strengthen the heart, lungs and train the cardiovascular system to deliver oxygen quickly and efficiently....

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Rider Fitness: Cardio & Core

Tips to improve fitness and core suppleness with natural movement out of the saddle....

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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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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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Get Your Heels Down – 3 Best Exercises

Perfect your position with these targeted exercises....

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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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Improving Stability

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

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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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