Fitness

CrossFit, Orangetheory, Barre: What Fitness Brand Is Better for Riding?

When it comes to health and fitness, there are a lot of niche styles and…

The Rider Fitness Test: Are You Fit Enough to Ride?

Do you have what it takes to be a rider? Are you up to snuff…

Equestrian Fitness: Is There A Body Type Better Suited for Each Discipline?

We are all built differently. Anatomically in our baseline structure we all have small variations…

Should I Stretch Before or After My Ride?

The age-old question (if you are a health geek anyway): Do I stretch before or…

All Ankles and Elbows: Grand Prix Jumper Jenna Ritchie on Proper Release

What do you think about when you’re sailing in the air over a jump? Perhaps…

Try These Stretching Exercises to Be More Supple in the Tack

Flexibility and mobility help us stay fluid and supple in the tack, which translates to…

Beast Mode On: Why CrossFit is Grabbing More Riders

Some newcomers may automatically associate the CrossFit culture as one with extremely strict diets. While…

This Rider Lost 70 Pounds Doing CrossFit

Lexi Campbell grew up riding horses competitively. She showed on the hunter/jumper circuits, took regular…

Let's Be Straight About How You Sit in the Saddle

By Kathlyn Hossack, Athletic Therapist/Kinesiologist at Integrative Movement Posture. Biomechanics. Athleticism. These three things are important…

Equestrian Fitness: Your Size Doesn’t Determine How Fit You Are

Our bodies: something our society is fixated on. Everywhere you look, there’s a new trend…