Build a Strong Base of Support

Learn six exercises that will help you improve your performance by developing your base of support.

Great riding and equitation require a solid base of support, where your lower body position is strong from your feet to your waist, says the coach of the West Point Equestrian Team, Sherry Cashman.

In this issue:

• Sherry explains how to evaluate your base.

• She shares two unmounted and four mounted exercises to develop a solid base.

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