Fit to Ride

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Your sights are set on success in the saddle. You’re dedicating all your time to making sure your horse is in perfect condition and top form. But what about your condition? It’s just as important for you to look and feel your best when you’re out for a ride.

For the horseback rider looking to step up his or her fitness game, or the equestrian looking to exercises for an edge in competition, Fit to Ride is a must-own e-book.


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Renown coach and clinician Barbra Schulte kicks the e-book off with a tale of an equestrian whose success in the show pen was radically changed once she started to incorporate workouts and fitness program into her training regimen.

The 29 page e-book then dives into:

  • Seven keys to a successful equestrian workout, including pilates.
  • Three easy exercises for equestrians to try in and out of the saddle.
  • Using yoga and rhythmic breathing to become a better rider.
  • Three classic exercises that make you stronger in the saddle.
  • 18 best exercises for horse riders.

The fitness experts in this book include Linda Benedik, author of “Yoga for Equestrians”; Emily J. Harrington, certified personal trainer; Michael C. Meyers, Ph.D., professor of exercise physiology; and Kenda Pipkin, AQHA judge and online health and fitness business operator. 


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Fit to Ride offers fitness solutions that equestrians can implement at the gym, as well as at home. The e-book touches on classic exercises and why they’re perfect for equestrians, as well as modified exercises tailored just for horseback riders.

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