Alexis Bennett has contributed as an on-staff editor and freelance writer for Web and print publications, such as Bodybuilding.com, 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.
Learn how your training (physical and mental) affects performance in your equestrian sport.
Learn how strength and being fit improves your horse life in and out of the saddle.
Days off are an important part of achieving your fitness and riding goals.
Feed yourself like you feed your horse to stay healthy and energized for your ride.
It doesn’t take a full-service facility to get in shape; only creativity and consistency.
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.