Pam Harrington's Stable Core Method™, Pilates for Equestrians
Great riding doesn’t just happen, you make it happen
All of these problems and many more can be solved with the Stable Core Method™!
Body mechanics and alignment are paramount to horsemanship yet often are lost in our work. While the idea of body mechanics is not new, the Stable Core™ approach is.
Through the Stable Core Method™ you will learn to identify your mechanical patterns, how they affect the horse and how to fix your problem areas.
Learn stretches to release tension areas before and after riding and how to use your breath more effectively while working with your horse. The Stable Core Method™ is a Pilates based Method for riders that will increase your feel, timing and balance.
Create more ease for your body and your horse, with Stable Core Method™!
You'll learn to stretch correctly before and after riding.
Reduce pain while riding.
You'll Identify and learn to correct riding mechanics
Strengthen your core for better riding mechanics
You will improve your posture
Reduce stress and anxiety and increase confidence while riding
Learn the physiology of riding and how it transfers to your horse
Improve spinal flexibility
Improve your posture
Create better communication between you and your horse
Use breath relaxation techniques to ease the pre-show jitters
Learn fixes to change old patterns and create a new unity with your horse.
The Workshop consists of 3 parts: lecture, a Pilates workout and then using the concepts under saddle. Join the class or just come to watch and learn. Auditors are always welcome. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat and a fit ball if you have one. Some mats and balls will be provided on a first come first serve basis.
Stable Core™ is both unique and effective, transforming both horse and rider. To read more about the Stable Core Method™ please check out this article on About.com