Dynamic power is the focus of this fitness session with chartered physio Sarah Claridge – to hone your muscles for rising trot, the two-point canter and landing after a fence
Lockdown may finally be easing, but there’s still no prospect of gyms being opened within the next few weeks, so we need to keep ourselves ticking over in our own homes.
However, now that schooling venues and equestrian centres are beginning to restart their business, and our riding horizons are opening up, it’s essential that we keep our bodies in tip-top condition.
Here’s a batch of exercises – stretching, cardio and dynamic power – to hone your muscles and target those areas riders typically need to work on.
There are a myriad of exercise videos currently circulating, but riders require a certain type of fitness and flexibility. In
In the second of this five-part fitness series, chartered physio Sarah Claridge targets flexibility to help you bend with your
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We have teamed up with Phoebe Parkinson, a human and equine osteopath who specialises in rider strength and conditioning, to