Fitness and Conditioning
- Confessions of a Timid Rider, Equestrian Life, Fitness and Conditioning, Holistic Wellness, Horse Training
I Get My Saddle Evaluated Regularly So I Don’t Break My Horse
I’ve been a bodyworker with multiple certifications for many years. Trust me, I’ve seen a lot. The thing I hate the most, however, is working on a horse to have them feeling there…
Why Is The C- Word So Bad? Developing Confidence in the Canter.
When I was young the canter was my favorite gait while riding. Something about the rocking motion and the big stride gave me a sense of freedom. I still prefer a balanced canter…
Riding is the Best Exercise
Riding is my chosen form of exercise. I’m limited on time. You know the story: work and family and chores tend to always take precedence. It’s a common theme among equestrians. After all,…
Pony Conditioning Week 3
With two weeks of reconditioning under our belts, I'm excited for the next few weeks. This week the veterinarian will return for the spring shots and we can discuss his progress. More, Ferrous…
Pony Conditioning Week 2
I thought my pony was an easy keeper but it turns out when he isn't regularly exercised he is basically a jellyfish- nothing firm about him. Thank you for joining us on week…
Pony Conditioning- Week 1
7 weeks during pandemic lockdown and and my pony's top line just disappeared. This is week one of our rehabilitation diary.
Equine Rehabilitation Diary: The Beginning
Pandemic forced my pony into vacation mode for almost two months. When I returned, his entire toppling disappeared. Now, we're building up from the bottom.