Hannah has ridden all her life across multiple disciplines including Eventing, Dressage, Showjumping and Mounted Games. Hannah studied a Bachelor Degree of Sport Management specialising in Sport and Active Communities and the effects sport has on communities. Sarah-Jane (B.PhsEd) is a dedicated personal trainer and physical education teacher. With a passion for a healthy lifestyle, Sarah provides great knowledge on the specific fitness and health trends and tools that apply to Equestrians alike.
Combining their passions resulted in the design and development of The Riders Pod, a mobile application dedicated to rider health and wellbeing, assisting riders to live their healthiest, happiest Equestrian Lifestyles with simple tools and expert guidance all in the palm of their hand. The Riders Pod encompasses five interactive features that aim to benefit riders on and off the horse. Features include rider fitness, rider nutrition, a dedicated Equestrian planner, goal setting and results library. With hundreds of workouts and recipes, easy to use tools and built with Equestrians in mind, The Riders Pod is a one stop application for riders of all ages, disciplines and levels. Available on both the Apple and Android app stores.
Visit Hannah Basetti at the following sessions
Friday November 12th
3:00 pm to 3:45 pm
Ariat Pavillion Theatrette
Rider fitness and wellbeing
Hannah, founder of The Riders Pod, introduces her team and discusses the importance of Rider Fitness and Wellbeing. The importance of rider strength, stamina, endurance, flexibility and balance is vital to the success of Equestrian athletes. Our presentation will include a breakdown of the core muscle groups riders should be training, the recommended amounts of training including how you can balance riding, commitments and rider fitness.
The audience can be involved in a low impact workout guided by our personal trainer or pilates instructor. Pilates for Equestrians is extremely beneficial, especially for flexibility and balance. We will also talk about meditation, demonstrating tools and how important it is.
Saturday November 13th
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm
Ariat Pavillion Theatrette
The Riders Pod Nutritionist, Maree O’Dwyer, with Hannah Basetti, will discuss the importance of a balanced and wholesome diet. Whether you ride for pleasure or for competition, we will discuss the importance of replenishing your body’s fuels to prevent injury and improve recovery. Topics for the discussion will be broken down into appropriate categories. For example; Pre competition foods, Eating appropriately at competitions, Living a healthy balanced lifestyle vs restricting diet fads, How to eat simple yet deliciously balanced foods