Rider Well-being

A man and a woman leading a horse walk away giving a feeling of relaxed mindfulness. horse riding benefits. Benefits of being around horses.

Benefits of being around horses. Therapeutic riding is a well-established and highly regarded equine-assisted activity for helping people with physical disabilities. Horses are also becoming increasingly recognised for their beneficial role in interventions designed to improve mental health and wellbeing, especially in relation to PTSD and other forms of trauma.Read More →

Rider Balance. The effect of horse rider weight being measured with a saddle pressure pad. Horse rider weight gain.

Rider balance. If you were an imbalanced rider, wouldn’t you notice that? Not necessarily, scientists say. People usually feel their own natural asymmetry as symmetrical. Their horses, however, would notice—managing uneven weight across their backs which might even make them compensate by becoming asymmetrical themselves. “For the welfare of theRead More →