Core Strength & Correcting A Hollow Back For Riders | Rider Q + A

This one is from @cbe_equestrian who is wanting to learn some exercises to strengthen her core and correct her “hollow” back.

 

QUESTION:

Hi there. Any exercises I can do to strengthen my core please? And also I have a...

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Foot Position In Stirrups (with diagrams)

A while ago I posted an image on Instagram about correct stirrup positioning for English riding. This post caused a little controversy as different riders had different opinions on where exactly to place their foot in the stirrup, and...

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Horse & Rider Posture

Horse and rider posture is often a topic of interest and debate amongst equestrians.

This article provides a balanced, educated, and unbiased viewpoint on horse & rider posture for equestrian disciplines.

The following will be discussed:

  • What...
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Why is my Horse Always Bent To The Left? Rider Q+A

This one is from @angelinirogerio who is having difficulty with all his horses tending to be positioned and bent to the left- and funnily enough, all of them prefer to canter to the left.

QUESTION:

I’m having some trouble with my...

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How To Get A Stable Lower Leg When Riding

If you’re reading this, then you likely want a solution for your unstable lower leg position.

Your legs either flap, wobble, bounce, or sway when rising trot, sitting trot, or cantering (or all of the above).

Maybe you look at other...

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7 Everyday Habits To Improve Your Riding (Without Actually Riding)

It makes sense that the best way to get good at anything is to do more of it…but have you ever wondered if there are some things you could do during the day (and off your horse) to help improve your riding?

If you work full time,...

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Posture Braces For Equestrian Riders

Have you ever wondered if a posture brace could be the fix you are after with your rounded posture when riding?

Sick of your coach nagging you to “keep your shoulders back”?!

We all dream of the perfect rider position,...

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Best Office Chairs For Equestrian Riders

You want to have the best possible posture for riding, but you spend all day at a desk in postures that you know aren’t the best at maximising your riding.

Spending all day at a desk is necessary for a lot of jobs, but what if you...

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How To Sit Correctly On A Horse: Seat Bones Simplified!

But, don’t you just sit there?”

I think we have all heard this response from a non-horsey person when arguing that equestrian IS actually a sport!

And, if you’ve clicked through to this article, you definitely know...

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5 Steps To Fix Any Riding Position Problem

Are positional faults holding you back from being the best rider you can be?

Are you sick of the constant nagging from your coach to keep your shoulders back and heels down?

Are you wanting a step-by-step formula to...

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