A few years ago, a friend who is an accomplished Dressage rider told me that she felt stuck
in her position, and that her horse was also fixed in how she went. After not finding the
solution in clinics and lessons, she felt discouraged in her riding. Due to health needs, my
friend began yoga classes and found that the yoga benefited her riding.
She was no longer stuck in her own riding position because she became supple and strong. Her
position-softening affected how her horse moved. Her horse became more fluid and an overall
better mover. She was quite pleased with the improvement in her and her horse, and gave yoga
Because of this story, we have decided to offer yoga in all of our summer
camp programs. The classes are offered to campers who may participate if they choose. We have
a separate yoga studio for classes.