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November 6, 2019

The Importance of Magnesium - for you and your horse!

Do you experience any of the following:

  1. Fatigue 

  2. Muscle soreness/spasms/cramping 

  3. Arrhythmia 

  4. Dizziness 

  5. Nausea and vomiting 

  6. Numbness 

  7. Personality changes 

  8. Anxiety and panic att...

October 17, 2019

As horse owners and riders, one of the best things we can do for our horses wellbeing is to understand and recognize when they are in pain.

June 13, 2019

The Importance of Cross Training

We all have our favourite ways of getting our horses legged up for the upcoming season and everyone has an idea of what has worked well for their horse in the past, BUT I know how easy it can be to focus on one thing and get stuck in the...

A preliminary study investigating functional movement screen test scores in female collegiate age horse-riders

Comparative Exercise Physiology, 2019

A preliminary study investigating functional movement screen test scores in female collegiate age horse-riders

V. Lewis*, J...

The Art of Progression

If you looked at the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, training program you would see a process of progressive training. Same thing would be seen in a five-year-old learning to swim. That is because to improve athletic performan...

April 18, 2019

Caring for Our Senior Horses

We all love our older horses who you can always rely on. Whether they’ve had months off or they’re ridden regularly, they are the horse we all look forward to riding as they are steady day after day. I know my 20 year old is my first choice...

Hamstrings

The Hamstrings are a muscle group comprised of three muscles- Biceps Femoris, Semimembranousus and Semitendinosus. While they all originate on the same place on your pelvis, Biceps Femoris travels down the outside of your thigh. Semimembranousus and Semitendi...

De-Stress Your Life!

Work is hectic, the kids need to get to their activities, the horses need feeding… It can be hard to fit it all into a day! When life gets complicated, we often forget to spend some time on ourselves. It is extra important at this time that you prac...

March 7, 2019

SCAPULOTHORACIC RHYTHM

Fancy physio words for : The Shoulder Blades

Sandra Oxtoby, PT, MScPT, BKIn, BDN

Physiotherapist at Equus Physio, Grand Prix Dressage Rider,

World Western Dressage Reserve Champion, NCCP English Competition Coach

Shoulders are one of the most common i...

Love Yourself and Your Vagina

Again, I am stepping out of my comfort zone and spewing information, which I think, is valuable and necessary for people to know. The following is something I feel so strongly about and more women AND men need to be in the KNOW!

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