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Fit to Ride – Let’s Open Your Hips

Originally published in the February 2020 NCDCTA GMO Newsletter. In 2019, we spent a lot of time on core...

The Stay at Home Guide for Dressage Lovers

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has drastically changed our world in the last couple of months.  More and more folks are working remotely,...

Hospitals, Hips, and Horses

By Heidi Chote 2019 was markedly different from the last 31 years here at First Chance Farm in Wilton,...

Fit to Ride – Balance & Your Core

By Julie Luther Webster’s Dictionary defines balance as- an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright...

Fit to Ride – Abdominal Bracing

By Julie Luther In our core training series, we will now look at learning to control your core through abdominal bracing. ...

Fit to Ride: Core Strength

This month, we begin our journey to a stronger core.  The core muscles consist of the back and chest muscles along with all the...

Coaching Your Way to a Better Tomorrow

By Ashley Eve My love of dressage started with a feral 3-year-old New Forest Pony, a dream, and a love...

Ageless Pursuit

My Journey to a USDF Gold Medal at age 67 By Dawn Metzger My name is...

Fit to Ride – Addressing Rider Stiffness

By Julie Luther Ever wake up with a stiff neck, tight hips, or low back pain?  Unfortunately, many equestrians...