Integrative Movement Series: Thoughts & Suggestions for No Stirrups November

Great read from Kathlyn Hossack below. I use no stirrups work throughout the year so all my riders, from children to adults are used to this form of training. I use the No Stirrups November as a fun initiative to delve deeper into balance, seat awareness and to push the riders that little bit more.…

Rider Fitness Series with Integrative Movement aka Kathlyn Hossack – 1.Core Activation for Riders

Welcome to this new series on Aspire Academy’s blog – it will be packed with quick tips, visuals, photos and videos, all in a form that can be easily replicated by most and in most places. Your Rider Fitness Trainer for this series: Kathlyn Hossack   Certified Athletic Therapist, CAT(C) Kinesiologist, BSc. Pn1 Nutrition Coach. Rehab,…

Great new book for riders’ and coaches’ bookshelves! – The Science of Equestrian Sports by Inga Wolframm

“The Science of Equestrian Sports is a comprehensive study of the theory and practice of the rider in equine sport. While most scholarship to date has focused on the horse in competition, this is the first book to collate current data relating specifically to riders. It provides valuable insight into improving sporting performance and maintaining the…