Pilates Equestrian Training Gillette WY

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Gillette, WY. Includes detailed information on local businesses that give access to Pilates studios, Pilates equipment, Pilates mats as well as information on Pilates training and content on Pilates equestrian training.

Wright Ball Field Complex
(307) 464-1355
1201 E Elkhorn Dr
Wright, WY
 
Powder River Academy of Taekwondo Llc
(307) 685-2900
107 E 3rd St
Gillette, WY
 
Indian Hills Home Owners Assoc
(307) 686-0679
1000 Indian Hills Dr
Gillette, WY
 
Club Energize
(307) 686-7627
2701 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
Gillette Physical Therapy
(307) 682-4900
201 W Lakeway Rd Suite 700
Gillette, WY
 
Club Energize
(307) 686-7627
2701 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
Recreation Center Gymnasium
(307) 682-8527
1000 S Douglas Hwy
Gillette, WY
 
Pace Fitness for Women
(307) 686-8100
405 W Boxelder Rd Ste B4
Gillette, WY
 
Gillette Physical Therapy
(307) 682-4900
201 W Lakeway Rd Ste 700
Gillette, WY
 
Gillette Physical Therapy
(307) 682-4900
201 W. Lakeway Road, Suite 700
Gillette, WY
Specialty
Physical Therapist, Doctor of Physical TherapyMPTCertified Strength and Conditioning SpecialistSports Certified SpecialistCHTCertified Athletic Trainer

Pilates for Equestrians

photo by Bob GoberBy Elizabeth Hanson 

As Pilates instructors we know that restoring balance, strength and flexibility in the body will help anyone improve in their favorite sport. For equestrians of all disciplines and levels this is particularly true, as riding can be hard on the body. Until recently, riders have not given much credence to cross-training as a way to improve their performance. Fortunately, this is changing and more equestrians are realizing that if they want to get the most out of their ride, they need to spend some time off the horse improving their physical condition.

Having worked with riders for many years, I have found that the best way to get their attention is to learn how to “speak equestrian” in Pilates sessions. They want to know how each exercise will help them with their particular riding issues. If you understand what the imbalances in their bodies cause them to do incorrectly on horseback, you can make their Pilates workouts more effective, and most importantly, give them big incentive to come back. Knowing how to assess pelvic imbalances and spinal conditions and apply correctives, as I do for my equestrian clients, is a great tool for any Pilates instructor.

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