5 Benefits of Horseback Riding

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Horseback riding isn’t just fun – it’s beneficial in many ways – especially for children. The Pal-O-Mine Equestrian Center in New York put together a detailed list of some of the specific benefits of riding horses and we thought we’d share!

Flexibility: Another Benefit of Horseback Riding

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If you have tight hamstrings or glutes, other areas might help compensate to get you through a squat, but there is nothing to help your hips, adductors, or hamstrings when you’re awkwardly straddled over a horse’s back. Sit in that position long enough and your flexibility will improve.