3 pillars of positive posture for horseback riders

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Effortless posture, or what I call “posture that works for you”, isn’t just about the position you place your body in. It starts from the inside out and involves 3 things. Structure—your musculoskeletal system; how you deal with ever-present stress, and strategies for finding and renewing freedom in your body.

Good posture is a continuing journey of awareness.

Structure

Bones, muscles and soft tissues

The similarities between the structure of humans and horses are pretty remarkable, and being aware of them can help rider and horse work better together. Horses and humans both have a poll (or head/neck joint) and a topline (spine). Ideally both are free of tension so the body’s parts can move without hindrance and rider and horse can move as one.

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