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Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Stretch Before You Ride

Proper stretching before a ride makes for a suppler horse and rider.

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Balance Yourself for a Better Ride

Learn to balance yourself for a better ride in this one-on-one interview with Eddo Hoekstra, FEI trainer, clinician and coach.

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Rotational Symmetry

Create a program of stretch, strengthen and muscle memory rider fitness exercises to help ride more effectively, and with more symmetry.

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: New Year’s SMART Goals

Setting attainable 'SMART' goals and using cross-training can help improve your riding and fitness.

Rider Fitness

Use Video to Analyze Your Ride

Use video to analyze your ride and improve your dressage.

Rider Fitness

Use Video to Analyze Your Ride

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Better Balance

Using bodywork rider fitness exercises to improve your balance is a great addition to help your riding.

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Design Your Winter Training Plan

Design your winter training plan using the rider fitness training scale.

Rider Fitness

How to Change the Rider through Biomechanics

This clinic with Mary Wanless demystified rider biomechanics.

Rider Fitness

Rider Fitness Tip of the Month: Getting Responsive Relaxation

These three unmounted rider fitness exercises, performed with an exercise ball, can help you condition your body and achieve responsive relaxation, which will enable your horse to move with balance and rhythm.

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