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Pilates For Riders

Author : Lindsay Wilcox-Reid
ISBN : 1570764751
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 31. 27 MB
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Whether employed to reduce posture related back pain, or improve riding performance in competition, these Pilates exercises will help riders attain such goals. Using a holistic approach to increase balance, effectiveness, and elegance as a rider, the techniques in this book concentrate on the dynamics between trainer, rider, and horse. The training tips are ideal for those who ride for pleasure and those who ride competitively. Methods such as visualization are combined with clear photographs and illustrations to help riders analyze their seated position to improve spinal alignment and increase core strength in order to achieve realistic performance goals.

Pilates For Equestrians

Author : Liza Randall
ISBN : 1910016012
Genre : Horsemanship
File Size : 48. 5 MB
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Pilates is an invigorating and proven body conditioning method which helps to strengthen the core muscles used in riding, whilst simultaneously restoring the body's balance.In light of this 'Pilates for Equestrians' is packed with colourful, easy to follow photographs, listing common rider injuries and niggles, with a list of core strengthening exercises to help maintain a more flexible, leaner, fitter body - bringing great benefits to the rider and their sport. Dressage riders achieve better harmony with their horse as a tweak of a muscle by the rider can convey a subtle, but effective message to the horse. Eventers or show jumpers can, after a few short weeks, improve their balance over a fence, becoming more effective in their seat and are at an advantage and more tuned in to their horse should it decide not to go where intended! Pilates is an essential tool for improved, more effective and ultimately safer riding.

Equestrian Pilates

Author : Sue Gould-Wright
ISBN : 9781908809674
Genre : Pets
File Size : 43. 32 MB
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In this book, Sue Gould-Wright, a qualified Pilates instructor and sports massage therapist, takes general Pilates principles and applies them specifically to riders' needs. She recognises that most riders are pushed for time so her exercises are designed to be done pretty much anywhere - at the stable yard for instance - with no special equipment. Using photos and clear instructions she guides the rider through numerous exercises aimed at improving core stability, body awareness, independent movement, breathing, flexibility, and mobility - qualities that are so important when in the saddle, and around horses generally. Most of the exercises relate to enhancing riding performance and comfort, and eliminating riding 'faults', but Sue also offers advice on how better to perform everyday yard tasks, like sweeping, grooming, lifting hay bales, etc.

The Everything Horseback Riding Book

Author : Cheryl Kimball
ISBN : 9781440523496
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33. 28 MB
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So, you want to ride, but you don't know a halter from a harness? Have no fear - The Everything Horseback Riding Book is packed with helpful tips on clothing, equipment, and techniques to get you started! Author Cheryl Kimball gives you such clear, step-by-step instruction that even cinching will be a cinch. From finding the right instructor to mastering the trot and the canter, this guide has it all! Learn more about: Safety tips and tricks What to wear-and how and when to wear it English vs. Western Arena work and trail riding Horseback riding activities Horse shows ands competitions Vacation spots for riders The Everything Horseback Riding Book is your key to the skills necessary to be a confident and prepared rider!

Horseback Riding For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
ISBN : 9781118051146
Genre : Pets
File Size : 39. 53 MB
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You’ve always dreamed of riding horses. So what are you waiting for? It’s time you realized your equestrian dreams and learned to ride like a pro on the back of a noble steed. And Horseback Riding for Dummies shows you how. Don’t know a horse’s head from its tail, a trot from a canter, withers from a fetlock? No problem. Coauthored by a medal-winning equestrian and nationally respected equestrian trainer, it tells you what you need to know about that elegant animal, body and soul, to become an accomplished rider. And it trains you in all the technical basics of riding for fun or competition, including how to: Find a good stable and instructor Select riding gear Warm up and keep riding muscles fit Establish a rapport with a horse Cue a horse to walk, jog, trot, lope, and cantor Ride in the ring and on trails Improve your balance and timing Compete in horse shows Buy and care for your own horse Stop dreaming about it and learn to ride like the wind with Horseback Riding for Dummies—the ultimate beginner’s guide to all things equestrian.

Pilates For The Dressage Rider

Author : Janice Dulak
ISBN : 8450104599
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26. 26 MB
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Here's the eagerly awaited companion DVD to the best-selling book Pilates for the Dressage Rider. As did the book, this DVD helps dressage riders develop the core strength, good posture and muscle flexibility integral to success in the saddle using Pilates exercises. Janice Dulak has compiled a program specially designed for the dressage rider. With this DVD, viewers will slowly and methodically learn each exercise, then apply them in a real time workout. Both basic and advanced exercises are included, as well as exercises in the saddle. A final section on rider exploration gives the viewer the tools to further advance in her dresaage goals.

A Gymnastic Riding System Using Mind Body Spirit

Author : Betsy Steiner
ISBN : 9781570767494
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 44. 80 MB
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International dressage rider and trainer Betsy Steiner's unique and well-rounded approach gives comparable attention to the body, mind, and spirit of both rider and horse as they ascend the classical training pyramid together. Includes a Pilates exercise program for riders!

The Riding Doctor

Author : Beth Glosten
ISBN : 9781570767463
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 62. 18 MB
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After leaving horses behind for many years to pursue her medical career, Dr. Beth Glosten decided it was time to ride again only to discover that, as a middle-aged woman, she struggled with tension, awkwardness, and an aching back. Dr. Glosten’s own frustration with riding prompted her to apply her clinical research skills to figure out what it would take to not only create the harmonious picture of horse and rider moving together, but also feel good while doing it. In this book, Dr. Glosten shows others how best to improve their posture and position in order to prevent unnecessary physical degeneration, ensuring they can ride, and ride well, for many years to come. Readers will find basic rider anatomy that is easy to understand, as well as over 50 step-by-step exercises geared toward developing riding skills. Plus, Dr. Glosten has developed a systematic “Rider Checklist” to help you keep track of your position and function in the saddle. Throughout, case studies share rider stories that illustrate the kinds of physical challenges experienced in the saddle in midlife, and how they can be met with proactive, pain-free solutions. The result is a remarkably valuable book.


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ISBN : CORNELL:31924108308218
Genre : Horses
File Size : 38. 41 MB
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Pilates For The Outdoor Athlete

Author : Lauri Ann Stricker
ISBN : 1555915914
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 64. 23 MB
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Clear, expert instruction on how Pilates can enhance performance for outdoor sports enthusiasts.

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