updated: 2022-02-09 09:54:43

A recent study performed at the University of Tennessee proved that ground poles at the walk increase muscle activity in both the longissimus dorsi (major back muscle group running along the spine) and the abdominal muscles. Ground poles at the trot increase muscle activity of the abdominal muscles. This confirms what we have often recommended, that cavaletti poles will increase strength and stability of the topline and abdominal muscles.

  • Strength
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to engage hind quarters
  • More expressive paces
  • More cadence in paces
  • Improve rhythm
  • Help refine the riders aids and seat
  • Improve proprioception
  • Improve balance
  • Good for teaching transitions and canter leads
  • Mental stimulation
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