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Increasing Core Strength for Riders

A simple, yet effective exercise for increasing core strength....

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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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Leg Exercises for Riders to Gain Stability in the Saddle

Try these exercises to fix wobbly legs and feel more secure in the saddle. ...

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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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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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Increasing Arm Strength

Bulk up your biceps with targeted arm 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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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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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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Exercises to Correct a Crooked Seat

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

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