Fitness

How To Maintain A Strong Back And Prevent Soreness

By Kathlyn Hossack Back pain is the worst. And it’s fairly common among riders. A…

It’s All In The Hips: Why Pre-Ride Stretching Matters

By Olivia St Pierre-Baxter I’m always amazed at how sore I am the day after…

Equestrian Fitness: Is Running Really Bad For You?

Out of all the fitness rumors and fads, the statement “running isn’t good for you”…

Does KinesioTape Work?

You’ve definitely seen it. KinesioTape (KT tape) has taken the sport and therapy world by…

What’s Your Fitness Strategy During Show Season?

It makes sense that we can’t just go hard in our training all the time.…

Mindfulness: Riding and Training with Intention

In a previous article, I opened the door on meditation for equestrian athletes. Something that…

The Mindful Equestrian: Meditation for Performance

The catch word “mindfulness” has been floating around a lot in recent years, but I…

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…

Should I Stretch Before or After My Ride?

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

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…