Category: Rider Fitness

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Fit Rider: Take Time to Breathe

When you think of martial arts, do you think of mixed-martial arts—kicking, punching, and using force to win the match—and…

3 weeks ago

Fit Rider: Battling Back Pain

I never should have stretched those extra few inches, reaching to hang my new floor-length curtain panel. Three days later,…

1 month ago

Fit Rider: The Core of the Matter

Being a trail rider is fun, with trails providing new views and experiences. Taking your horse out of the arena…

2 months ago

Hot Weather Riding

A lineup of horses and riders stands in the middle of the arena under a blazing summer sky. Everyone’s waiting…

2 months ago

Better Eating on the Go

Sometimes the runaround of a horse show doesn’t leave much time to think. You have to remember your patterns and…

2 months ago

Fit Rider: Ride Sun-Safe

Growing up, that first sunburn ushered in summer. It meant you were ready to spend all day, every day outside,…

3 months ago

Fit Rider: Five-Minute Warmup

By Debbie Rodriguez and Natalie DeFee Mendik Whether you’re tight with show nerves, sluggish from sitting in the office all…

3 months ago

Rider Fitness: Rider Restart

By Debbie Rodriguez and Natalie DeFee Mendik Riding is a sport that requires a certain level of fitness for success…

4 months ago

Fit Rider: Horses and Healing

How horses can help improve mental health. When equestrians grow up and move on to adult life, they might find…

4 months ago

Fit Rider: Pilates Workout for Equestrians

Yeehaw by Edward Dalmulder via flickr/CC BY 2.0   To stay on top of their game, athletes adhere to a…

8 months ago