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Truth and Consequences of Concussions

Brianna Kerr shares the story of how she became "grounded," unable to ride because of her struggles with post-concussion syndrome. ...

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Improve Your Ankle Strength

Improve your ankle strength and control for better balance in the saddle....

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Winning Ways: The Mental Habits of Highly-Effective Riders

Riders at the very top of their game demonstrate time and again that, in addition to excellent riding ability, they also have superior psychological skills to cope in the most difficult situations,' says sports psychologist and researcher Dr. Inga Wo...

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Stretching for Horse & Rider

As long as your horse doesn't have any kind of illness or injury, chances are he can benefit from stretching. ...

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Pelvic Floor Exercises for an Effective Seat

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp shares pelvic floor exercises to help riders develop a better position in the saddle....

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Rider Fitness Tip: The Aching Back

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp explains the causes of the dreaded back pain caused by sciatica....

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Blinded By The Light

The dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation on the eyes...

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JOGA for Quiet, Effective Legs

For quiet but effective legs while riding, try these JOGA exercises – yoga tailored specifically to athletes to improve agility, strength, and mobility....

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Rider Exercises for Better Balance

Physiotherapist Jamie Camp provides exercises to improve pelvic range of motion to enable balance throughout gait changes and transitions....

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The Show Must Go On

In a sport where reward does not come without risk, professionals accept that injuries are par for the course....

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