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Is it safe to ride your horse while pregnant?

Horseback Riding while Pregnant: Yes or No?

Over the years, many women have asked me, “Is it ok to exercise, as well as, ride my horse, during pregnancy?” Many expectant mothers, have pondered this question, debating whether they continue riding while pregnant, ...
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Strength Training for the Equestrian

Strength Training for the Equestrian

Strength training is an essential component of fitness for all equestrians. Whether competing in dressage, jumping, cross country, reining, or perhaps even racing, a strong musculoskeletal system is crucial for enhancing p...
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Cardiovascular Training for the Equestrian

Cardiovascular Training for the Equestrian

This is the first article on the components of physical fitness for the horseback rider. No matter the equestrian sport, cardiovascular fitness is essential for every rider. Riding requires adequate energy, stamina and end...
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Optimal Fitness for Equestrians

Does horse riding offer equestrians a fitness challenge?

Every equestrian should strive for optimal fitness because it plays a significant role in enhancing your riding performance. The benefits of a rider's fitness program are numerous because horseback riding, alone, does not p...
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5 Stamina Producing Tips to Enhance Horseback Riding Success

5 Ways Nutrition Benefits Equestrian Stamina

Riding involves more than just your horse’s ability. If you’re competing or riding daily, taking a look at how your nutrition may enhance your skill and stamina. Horse owners scrutinize what their horses eat but do you...
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