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I'm a barrel racer and be fit & strong especially my core to ride my horse
1/31/2011 3:58:12 PM
I do stretches and try to work on flexability... I don't have so much as I get older.
1/31/2011 3:45:03 PM
If i don't eat healthy i gain weight fast!
1/30/2011 10:47:21 PM
Besides taking care of my small horse farm I am also a runner & a full time mom!
1/30/2011 10:15:22 PM
I usually go to the gym in the winter to help stay in shape
1/30/2011 7:15:47 PM
I have a specific workout plan developed for me for the 1999 European Championships.
1/30/2011 1:37:07 PM
I take a spinning class, which focuses on balance, endurance and strength.
1/30/2011 10:08:46 AM
I'm in no shape to ride right now. I quit riding when my Belgian mare developed ring bone.
1/29/2011 8:54:36 PM
I stretch out every day to stay limber. I do extra stretches so I can easily mount and dismount.
1/28/2011 11:11:52 PM
We get back into shape together.
1/28/2011 8:36:03 AM
Especially, in winter, walking, stretching and swimming plus a strict diet.
1/28/2011 7:36:13 AM
Curves Zumba!! Great FUN!
1/27/2011 6:44:14 PM
I also keep in shape working around the farm
1/27/2011 4:59:12 PM
Along with a separate workout, I include diet and healthy eating.
1/27/2011 3:55:47 PM
Curves 3xwk , hiking and keeping weight down with good diet
1/27/2011 12:50:50 PM
especially in the Spring here in CNY as I quickly get out of shape before we move to the indoor
1/27/2011 10:16:53 AM
Due to my horses health issues, the lighter me and the tack are, the better for him.
1/27/2011 7:55:35 AM
I found that I got quiet out of shape and am now working on it.
1/27/2011 12:17:55 AM
yoga to strengthen core & help balance
1/26/2011 7:01:27 PM
Yoga is great for riding-improved balance and strengthens core
1/26/2011 6:19:57 PM
I've been jumping rope in the barn aisle this winter when I can't ride.
1/26/2011 2:41:01 PM
Just turned 60, refocusing on own health, walk horse 1 mile before mounting & after ride
1/26/2011 1:55:54 PM
yoga, walking, and good diet
1/26/2011 1:11:41 PM
No. But I should. I always know that a day after I ride because I'm so sore.
1/26/2011 12:27:14 PM
Also I watch my diet.
1/26/2011 12:21:59 PM
I stretch and limber before climbing on & ride without stirrups to strengthen my legs
1/26/2011 11:49:19 AM
Eat Right, Walk Fast, Yoga, and 11 horses to care for daily. Drink lots of water
1/26/2011 11:11:12 AM
Diet & healthy eating go along with physical exercise.
1/26/2011 10:05:35 AM
made a huge difference by strenghtening my core.
1/26/2011 8:26:29 AM
landscaping and eatting what I want ,&riding& chores dp it for me.
1/26/2011 7:34:24 AM
also do healthy earting
1/26/2011 7:15:46 AM
I have never never over 100 lbs,and i have literally been riding since the day i was born.
1/26/2011 7:11:04 AM
Yoga classes have been very beneficial.
1/25/2011 11:37:36 PM
I try. It's seasonal =s
1/25/2011 11:33:02 PM
Don't ride in winter so do stretching exercises along with barn choresh
1/25/2011 10:19:37 PM
I really should add exercise to my riding life
1/25/2011 10:11:36 PM
Workout and watch my diet. I don't want to look like those fat reiners that are an embarassment ...
1/25/2011 9:32:51 PM
With 29 horses to care for, I don't need extra steps to keep in shape!
1/25/2011 9:32:24 PM
As a full time professional farrier I stay in shape with work.
1/25/2011 9:19:01 PM
I work for a living so extra exercize isn't on the schedule
1/25/2011 9:05:18 PM
Barn and farm chores also keep me strong and fit for riding.
1/25/2011 8:55:53 PM
I do strengthening esp core muscles and aerobic as well as barn chores
1/25/2011 8:03:48 PM
Ive always been thin & never worked out but now at middle age I have to fight stiffness & soreness
1/25/2011 7:59:19 PM
biking makes legs stronger
1/25/2011 7:52:12 PM
I count on farm chores to keep me in shape, but some stretching would help
1/25/2011 7:24:44 PM
i am taining for the ironman.
1/25/2011 7:02:12 PM
Pleasure riding is the only sport I have time for these days!
1/25/2011 6:58:10 PM
I wish I did, but no.
1/25/2011 6:57:38 PM
I lost 35 pounds after getting back into riding at age 44.
1/25/2011 5:58:17 PM
We just bought an elliptical machine, I eat healthy, walk, ride & shovel manure constantly
1/25/2011 5:46:07 PM
Besides Riding and Barn chores,i ride my bike, hike & do plenty of yardwork! i keep a good diet
1/25/2011 5:30:15 PM
Got to love my elliptical machine! Helps keep my legs toned during the winter.
1/25/2011 5:25:33 PM
walking the dogs & yoga
1/25/2011 5:07:15 PM
Lots of walking/lifting involved with feeding our horses
1/25/2011 4:59:50 PM
Yoga Pilates and a swift walk all help
1/25/2011 4:36:51 PM
once a week fitness training with weights to help keep my core strong
1/25/2011 3:40:32 PM
I also stretch and walk often
1/25/2011 3:35:03 PM
At 73, keeping up the "place", riding. lessons, & grooming 3 horses is enough.
1/25/2011 3:33:05 PM
I write down what I eat. my goal is 2 meats or equivalents 8 veg n fruits
1/25/2011 3:29:06 PM
Healthy diet is a major part as well as riding and barn chores
1/25/2011 3:26:38 PM
Specific fitness for riders and through healthy eating
1/25/2011 3:20:59 PM
Anyone serious about riding owes it to their horse to get fit.
1/25/2011 3:20:53 PM
also try to get to gym or pool on days I don't ride
1/25/2011 3:03:00 PM
I work out 3x a week in addition to riding 5 days a week and chores. I do cardio, weights, yoga.
1/25/2011 3:00:38 PM
I bicycle indoors in the winter and outdoors in the good weather to keep in shape for riding.
1/25/2011 3:00:12 PM
flexibility exercises for old person w/tall mule
1/25/2011 2:50:08 PM
workout at gym every day
1/25/2011 2:46:50 PM
zumba 3X week, yoga 3Xweek
1/25/2011 2:38:13 PM
62 years old.
1/25/2011 2:35:29 PM
diet, healthy eating, and separate workout.
1/25/2011 2:33:45 PM
Working all day at the barn, and riding keep me in good shape.
1/25/2011 11:32:56 AM
I workout more than I ride. :-(
1/25/2011 10:55:40 AM
I run 20 miles per week in addition to barn chores - helps maintain ideal body weight.
1/25/2011 10:09:20 AM
I don't have a lot of extra time to exercise between working and riding, so I eat healthy!
1/25/2011 9:25:37 AM
Stretches plus sit-ups
1/25/2011 9:24:55 AM
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