Alexis Bennett

Alexis Bennett has contributed as an on-staff editor and freelance writer for Web and print publications, such as, AQHA, Horse&Rider Magazine, NRHA ProTrainer, and Cashel. She's a fitness enthusiast, competitive Olympic weightlifter, and frequent collaborator to Kelly Altschwager of Western Workouts. She stays active in the horse community as a recreational rider and manager of Project Pageantry.

Western Horse Arena Lake

The Horse-Riding Athlete | Be Equestrian Fit

Learn how your training (physical and mental) affects performance in your equestrian sport.

Kelly fitness riding exercise

Strong for Your Horse Life | Be Equestrian Fit

Learn how strength and being fit improves your horse life in and out of the saddle.

Kelly Altschwager Horse English

Rest Days Aren’t Just for Holidays | Be Equestrian Fit

Days off are an important part of achieving your fitness and riding goals.


Fuel Your Ride | Be Equestrian Fit

Feed yourself like you feed your horse to stay healthy and energized for your ride.

Kelly Hay Bale

Equipment for At-Home Exercise | Be Equestrian Fit

It doesn’t take a full-service facility to get in shape; only creativity and consistency.

Kelly demonstrates a cardio acceleration exercise from her online course, Saddle Strong

Exercise Your Way to Better Riding | Be Equestrian Fit

Though the horse lifestyle is an active one, it’s not enough to keep you competitive and able to enjoy your horse long into adulthood.