1. Home
  2. RIDER PERFORMANCE

Category: RIDER PERFORMANCE

RIDER PERFORMANCE
THE SPORTING MINDSET – How to cope with nerves

THE SPORTING MINDSET – How to cope with nerves

Nerves or competitive anxiety is something that you will probably have experienced at some time during your riding career. It is defined as; negatively interpreted arousal – an emotional state characterised by worry, feelings of…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
Mechanical Millie

Mechanical Millie

Lindy Wale Certified Practioner….. Mechanical Millie as she is known is the only fully portable machine of her kind travelling the UK but why is she special?  Millie is special as she helps me to…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
THE PELVIC TILT – Rider Fitness with Georgia Dixon

THE PELVIC TILT – Rider Fitness with Georgia Dixon

Many riders suffer with back pain, with the lower back usually being the main area of injury. This article is going to focus on a basic little exercise which can help build and engage the…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
ME Pilates Rider Biomechanics

ME Pilates Rider Biomechanics

ME Pilates Ltd is an Equestrian Pilates and Rider Biomechanics business, with a passion for supporting riders in their strive for correct riding posture, straightness, symmetry, balance and core strength, amongst others. Mandy Milborrow, owner…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
RIDER NUTRITION PROJECT – Hydration

RIDER NUTRITION PROJECT – Hydration

Louise Morgan  As equestrians we are all for marginal gains. We will spend thousands of our hard earned pounds on anatomical bridles and girths, therapy equipment, training aids and an A-Z of supplements for our…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
GET UP AND GO – Rider Fitness with Georgia Dixon

GET UP AND GO – Rider Fitness with Georgia Dixon

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink. That’s the same with me and the gym. Motivation is so hard to find especially in the winter when the days are…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
RIDER NURTRITION PROJECT – PLANNING FOR THE 2018 SEASON

RIDER NURTRITION PROJECT – PLANNING FOR THE 2018 SEASON

As soon as the fixtures for the 2018 season were published on the British Eventing website I, like many event riders, sat down armed with my iPad and the 2018 calendar and began to plan…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
EQUINE RIDER FITNESS ….

EQUINE RIDER FITNESS ….

Have you ever been told “horse riding is not a sport you just sit there”, I think every single person that has ever ridden a horse has been told this at some stage of their…

RIDER PERFORMANCE
RIDER NUTRITION PROJECT – Your food is your fuel

RIDER NUTRITION PROJECT – Your food is your fuel

As we fast approach the end of the year for a lot of you this will mean some downtime from the horses . Well, by downtime I mean perhaps a few quiet weeks before the…