Recovery Riding and Reducing the Risk of Injury with Meagan Maloney
In 2005, Maloney was aiming to the make the Ontario Young Riders team with her Thoroughbred mare, Kiss My Tiara, when she suffered a devastating fall and broke her neck. Two years later, Maloney returned to riding with a fresh outlook and deeper understanding of the need for a safe horse and rider. Today, Maloney is head coach at Tiara Equine in Stouffville, ON, where she specializes in coaching lower-level riders and training horses to be solid entry/pre-training eventers. In 2013, the Ontario Equestrian Federation named her Coach of the Year. Here's what she has to say about her own experience, and how riders can reduce the risk of injury, or recover from a bobble, on the cross-country course. "The day of my fall, I’d had a bad jump at fence four. It threw me off my rhythm. The jump where I fell was a bounce later on course. My…
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