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 […]
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.
#4 Russian Twist on Ball 30-60 Seconds Lay on ball with middle back on top of the stability ball. Knees are directly above the ankles and hips are elevated. Holding a free weight or kettle bell with both hands, straighten the arms without locking the elbows out directly above the chest. Widen the feet from […]
#5 Foam Rolling Sequence2-5 minutes Use a foam roller to increase mobility in the core. Ease tight muscles through the various stages of this foam rolling sequence. Hold the upper body with your arms when rolling out the legs. Breathe while rolling and make sure the whole body moves with the movements on the foam […]
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 […]
Core Strength be the athlete Bring out of shape and trying to ride One of the first things someone who’s coming back to riding horses says is that they’re out of shape. We usually end up talking about how many days a week they are active and how many years/months has it been since they […]
Mobility Training for an equestrian athlete Set aside a day a week The best horse in the world still requires their rider to work hard in the saddle. To make a horse work to their full potential, a horseback rider must use their muscle stamina to keep a proper position and proper aids while on […]