Be the trainer when riding your horse and when working out! Here’s some top equestrian friendly exercises and training tips. Take some time to learn what to look for in exercises and become more effective when training your own horse.
SL Squat | TRX increase symmetrical lower body stability To have the hips even from left to right is a very hard to achieve. The idea is that we get as close to even as we can. Everyone and horse has a better side/direction that the body develops more strength than the opposing side. There’s […]
Diagonal Crunch train endurance for core muscles Develop Endurance for Riding The core must withstand long periods of time working in the saddle. At some point every athlete has their fatigue point and the training done is to increase this endurance threshold. The key word in that sentence is train. Endurance has many components that […]
BODY SQUATS develop leg muscles for better support The idea of a squat is for the legs to learn how to operate without stressing the lower back or the knees. Most people have a hard time with the form of a traditional squat whether it’s because of bad knees, limited range of motion or maybe […]
Be your own personal trainer with tips and tricks to proper personal training specifically for the equestrian.
Goal Setting for showing horses Are you ready to show? With a ton of pressure to go out and show, many riders put it on their list to do but seldom get around to doing it. How do you get to the point you feel ready to go out and show your horse? The trick […]
Warm Up before or after riding EX. LIST 10 second count bridge 5-6 inhales in each stretch, per side Knee to elbow with knee twist: 10 reps Kneeling Medicine ball Push backs: 10 reps Repeat: Bridge, Knee to Chest, Thigh Cross Over reps Purpose of a Good Warm Up This particular warm up gets the […]
Fascia Release for both the horse and human Fascia builds up on both a horse and a human. No ones immune to this sticky tissue that comes in to screw with a persons/animals mechanics. Even if you’ve never been seriously injured or had a surgery, you will develop some fascia as you get older. It […]