Articles - rider-health

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Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes...

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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 Cardio Fitness for Riders

Best exercises to get you moving and improve your cardio fitness....

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A Stronger Core for an Effective Seat

Creating a supple, balanced and athletic horse for any discipline requires the rider to have an effective seat through a strong core....

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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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JOGA for Quiet, Effective Legs

For quiet but effective legs while riding, try these JOGA exercises – yoga tailored specifically to athletes to improve agility, strength, and mobility....

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Increasing Leg Strength

How the simple squat can boost leg strength and improve your seat....

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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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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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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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