UPPER BODY WORKOUT
Tie your reins in a knot and let your arms hang down by your sides. For each of the following exercises, it’s not about how quickly you can do them. Think quality — do each exercise slowly and stay in control of the movement. The aim is for your body to remain in the correct position in the saddle as you do them.
Arms out to the side and rotate
This is a great way to work on improving your balance and using your seat. As you ride this exercise, make sure your arms remain level with your shoulders as you rotate each way.
How to do it:
Lift both arms away from your body so that they’re parallel to the ground (ie, holding them away from your sides) Rotate from your waist to the left, then straighten Rotate to the right and straighten Repeat this half a dozen times before resting