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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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The Hard Facts About Concussions

A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury in which the brain is jarred or shaken inside the skull. Most commonly, a concussion is caused by a blow to the head, but can also occur when the body takes a heavy impact. That means you could get a c...

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A Stronger Core for an Effective Seat

Creating a supple, balanced and athletic horse for any discipline requires the rider to have an effective seat through a strong core....

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Insult to Injury

The effect of rider pain on dressage performance...

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Get Your Heels Down – 3 Best Exercises

Perfect your position with these targeted exercises....

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Blinded By The Light

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

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Beyond Concussions

The permanent consequences of repeated head injuries....

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Tips for a Winning MInd – 5 Ways to improve your Mental Performance

The physical aspects of riding are only a portion of riding successfully; our mental programming is often neglected or ignored. A positive mind is one of the key ingredients to a successful show season. ...

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The Mind’s Eye

Visualization exercises for more effective riding...

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Rider Fitness: Cardio & Core

Tips to improve fitness and core suppleness with natural movement out of the saddle....

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