Dig out those leotards and sweatbands — and work out to music with your horse.
Well, not quite, you’ll still need appropriate riding attire.
The “workouts”, cost £25 and include Latin jazz, indie, blues and authentic rock with vocal instructions for transitions.
But H&H suspects it might be the most needless invention since the banana hook.
It is pitched as ideal for working riders, with the four 20-45min workouts manageable in a lunch break and before or after work.
The Musical Ride company was set up earlier this year by Hannah Freeman.
“I was looking for a workout that was interesting but could be done quickly,” she said. “Music can change our mood as well as increasing endurance and confidence.”
While many of us relish a peaceful ride interrupted only by hoofbeats, perhaps the iPod generation will love this…
This news story was first published in the current issue of H&H (29 November 2012)