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Pilates Equestrian Training Hobbs NM

Local resource for Pilates equestrian training in Hobbs, NM. 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.

Hobbs Orthopaedic and Sports Therapy
(505) 392-3971
3830 N Grimes St Ste B
Hobbs, NM
 
H O S T
(505) 392-3971
3830 N Grimes St
Hobbs, NM
 
Curves Hobbs/Eunice/Jal/Lovington
3619 N. Industrial Avenue
Hobbs, NM
 
Body Right
(505) 391-0481
917 E Bender Blvd
Hobbs, NM
 
Crabby Jacks Gym and Fitness Inc
(505) 393-2170
1826 N Jefferson St
Hobbs, NM
 
Body USA
(505) 392-3283
622 E Bender Blvd
Hobbs, NM
 
Body Right Llc
(505) 391-0481
923 E Bender Blvd
Hobbs, NM
 
Crabby Jack's Gym & Fitness
(575) 393-2170
420 N Turner
Hobbs, NM
 
Del Norte Fitness Center
(505) 392-6476
1503 W Calle Sur St
Hobbs, NM
 
Curves
(505) 392-4021
3619 Industrial Dr
Hobbs, NM
 

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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