Stretching is essential for keeping our muscles flexible, strong and healthy. Most human athletes stretch regularly and understand the immense benefits of stretching. As horses are designed to mainly walk, graze and flee from predators, not have a rider sit on them, all our ridden horses can be considered athletes.
This talk will look at a variety of exercises that you can do with your horse to improve posture, core stability, strength, flexibility and coordination. We will look at these different areas and demonstrate a variety of stretches that you can do to assist your horses to be more flexible, strong and healthy in a step by step manner that is easy to follow and remember!