A 6-hour course teaching students how to apply the pilates principles and teaching skills to the sport of riding horses. Students will learn how to teach the pilates principles and exercises to equestrian athletes. They will learn how to help riders increase their body awareness so they may ride with less effort and more ease. Most importantly their horses will also be able to move with less effort and more ease and a happier partnership will develop.
Understanding balance and connection, core development, independent seat and true suppleness are some of the key concepts that will be focused on. After passing a written exam and completing 15 hours of practice, observation and teaching a Certification will be awarded by Rocking Horse Fitness, LLC

*pre-requisite – Approved Mat Certification and a minimum of one pony ride!