Articles Tagged 'Yoga'

Ten Ranch Vacations for Cowgirls

Dude Ranch Blog — March 16, 2017
Gather up your female friends and family for these ladies-only ranch getaways. By Karen Braschayko Whether lifelong best friends, sisters or recently bonded coworkers, sharing a love of horses and a desire to retreat in nature is fertile ground for a great cowgirl getaway. These vacations are a chance to… Read more »

Yoga on Horseback in Virginia

Darley's Travel Blog — April 20, 2016
Try yoga on horseback, starting with sunrise yoga in the stables and then moving to the round pen. This will help you communicate bette with horses and people. by Darley Newman I know that yoga is good for riders, but had never thought about trying yoga on a horse. At… Read more »

Yoga Stretches for Riders from Cowgirl Yogini Cathy Woods

Expert Equestrian Articles — March 5, 2016
Learn how to become more balanced in the saddle and a better equine partner with these basic yoga stretches for equestrians. by Cathy Woods I am a true believer that yoga practice enhances living on so many levels, making it a practice suitable for everyone. Yoga is a practice of… Read more »

Using Yoga Principles To Improve Horsemanship, From Ground to Saddle

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 28, 2016
Cowgirl and Yogini Cathy Woods shares how to use yoga to become a more aware and conscious rider. by Cathy Woods As a yoga teacher of 26 years and long-time trail rider, it was a natural, organic process that my passions combined, as there are many similarities between the two.… Read more »

5 Great Horseback Riding and Yoga Vacations

Equestrian Travel Articles — August 22, 2013
Learn about great global retreats where you can combine yoga with horseback riding for a true Zen experience. by Jocelyn Pierce There are many parallels between horseback riding and yoga. Like riding, yoga is an ongoing learning process in which both the mind and body are exercised. Practicing yoga can… Read more »

Making Mustang Monument

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 25, 2012
Madeleine Pickens’ efforts to create an eco-sanctuary for American Mustangs and a tourist learning destination are coming to fruition. by Karen Braschayko Businesswoman and philanthropist Madeleine Pickens has spent four years fighting hard to create a home for American Mustangs. Her vocal and passionate campaign to educate the public about… Read more »

Learn How Equi-Yoga Benefits Equestrians and Equines

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 13, 2012
Find out the many benefits of practicing Equi-Yoga as a rider, and how it can help your equine partner.  by Raina Paucar I have know Marty Whittle since I was a child. She is the instructor who shaped me into the rider I am today. Had it not been for… Read more »

Yoga for Equestrians

Expert Equestrian Articles — February 15, 2011
Back hurting? Moving a bit gingerly the day after a ride? Yoga stretches may be just the answer for better flexibility both on and off your horse. YogaFit instructor and medical massage therapist Risa Jackinsky has developed a yoga program specifically for riders in partnership with the Mind and Body… Read more »