Rider Fitness: Preventing Low Back Pain

Sansom, Heather
August 2010
Horse Sport;Aug2010, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p46
The article offers advice for equestrians on preventing lower back pain. It explains how horseback riding can cause strain, fatigue or pain in the lower back. It points out that riders can improve their balance and posture with a stronger low abdominal or low back area to allow them to move with their horses more effectively. It describes an exercise designed to work the lower back.


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