Tag: body image

  • Weight and Body Image

    Weight and Body Image

    This post is part of The Other Equestrian Athlete series. Body image and weight are tricky beasts that go hand in hand. Particularly in sports with an aesthetically judged aspect such as gymnastics. In the equestrian world it is further complicated by the issue of horse welfare. Additionally, as the interest in rider fitness and…

  • The other equestrian athlete

    The other equestrian athlete

    Our horses are athletes and we care for them accordingly. But what about us riders? I couldn’t help but ponder this question as I watched Nonie fall asleep under the therapeutic touch of our incredible equine body worker Penny. While my horse gets fairly regular tune ups to keep her supple and fit, I have…