As horse owners, we spend a lot of time thinking about our horses’ fitness and well-being, but how much time do we really spend focusing on our own fitness? The answer is likely not enough. Here are four stretches every rider should be doing to improve their riding. (more…)
“I realized there are a lot of riders like me. Riders who are not young, but still active. Riders who are not thin, but striving to be more fit.” Introducing “Fat to Fit to First Level,” a new fitness and training column by Esther L. Roberts written for riders like her.
Aside from the obvious fitness benefits, there are plenty of other lessons to be drawn from long distance trail running. Biz Stamm draws on her own experience to find the parallels.
Flying over jumps, dancing in the sand–it’s the stuff of childhood dreams. Until you’re hanging on for dear life, and your dream is suddenly a nightmare. (more…)
“Tired of being embarrassed at shows by your unfit rider?” So begins this fitness-themed music video by Helen Brew’s horse, Pangare. (more…)
Have you ever heard the saying, “Never take advice from a bunny”? Neither have we. Which is why we’re proud to bring you the column “Ask a Rabbit” (as transcribed by Biz Stamm). (more…)