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.
Be your own personal trainer with tips and tricks to proper personal training specifically for the equestrian.
Finding Your Center yoga belt or rope | 5 Minutes START Grab a belt or rope. Stand shoulder width apart. Hold the belt/rope behind the arch of the lower back. Do 5 inhales, 5 exhales. Inhale Raise arms Bring the belt behind head. Exhale Bring arms down Back to starting position Stand straight up with […]
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 […]
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 […]
When to workout, when to ride train for results There are only so many hours in a day and trying to figure out whether to ride or workout or do both…can be a difficult decision. Being an equestrian, I know that the body can only take so much on a daily basis. Both working out […]
Stability in the Stirrup hip, knee to ankle In the saddle As the horse moves over the ground, muscles throughout their core and top line. The horses muscular structure is designed to suspend the horse up in the air for enough clearance to move. Their backs flex for their hind ends to move underneath, to […]