Fitness

Read these blog for the latest information related to rider fitness including exercise how to blogs, and educational content to get you in the best shape for your horse.

Horse Riding and Your Period

Horse riding and your period, often known as your menstrual cycle. As a woman, for the most part it’s something that we have for large durations of out life and …

Core Training for Horse Riders

Core training for horse riders: I'm on the phone to a prospective client and, with a drip of sweat on my brow.... here it comes, those words that I hear ...

Episode 005: Goal Setting Workshop

As you will know I believe in goal setting and so far on the podcast we have talked about Goal Shame and also about how goal setting (or not setting ...

Should you warm up before you ride?

AN INTRODUCTION TO WARM UPS I honestly think riders should warm up before they get on their horse, I also believe it can be quick, efficient and doesn’t have to …

Unlock those hips and activate the glutes!

As a rider we are quite often in a ‘chair’ position, in the car, at work, on the horse, having a cuppa, watching Netflix, etc. We feel tight in our …

Have you gone back?

OK so we are a week past blue Monday and it got me thinking. How are you doing? Because even clients that have worked with me for months and months …

Equestrian Fitness : Strength or Cardio?

Rider Fitness: Cardio or Strength Training for Riders? Within the fitness industry in general there is a plethora of, often contradictory information that guarantees we will lose fat, become a …

Be your own best friend

The blog this week is going to be a bit different. There is no scientific underpinning to support you to ride better! This one comes from the heart, I am …

How to Get a Better Nights Sleep

how to get a better nights sleep Some lucky riders out their let their head hit the pillow, and within seconds they are fast asleep, is that you? For others …

Is strength training necessary to improve rider fitness?

It is common for riders of any discipline to be unsure if they should include strength based training into their riding routine. After all, equestrians are busy by nature and …