Intermediate Mat–Abdominal, Shoulder, Hip Exercises for Horse Riders–12mins–Tania Huddart | Always Pilates
This class is especially for horse riders needing exercises to tone their bodies for riding.
Tania explains how your rib cage and diaphragm move as you breathe. Her bridging exercise strengthens your hip and abdominal muscles to help you sit well on the horse. You then mobilise your spine by rolling down from the bridge position.
Tania uses a basic ab curl to strengthen muscles needed to support your trunk. You use a Theraband exercise to strengthen and stabilise the shoulder muscles used for controlling the reign. You work your abs, shoulder, and hip muscles, and then finish with spine release.