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Beyond Concussions

The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries....

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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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Improve Your Ankle Strength

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

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Size Matters

Find out which factors influence whether a horse is comfortable carrying the weight of his/her rider....

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The Hard Facts About Concussions

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the brain is jarred or shaken inside the skull. Most commonly, a concussion is caused by a blow to the head, but can also occur when the body takes a heavy impact. That means you could get a c...

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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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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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Insult to Injury

The effect of rider pain on dressage performance...

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Winning Ways: The Mental Habits of Highly-Effective Riders

Riders at the very top of their game demonstrate time and again that, in addition to excellent riding ability, they also have superior psychological skills to cope in the most difficult situations,' says sports psychologist and researcher Dr. Inga Wo...

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Knee Exercises to Improved Leg Position

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

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