Benefits of horseback riding in La Garrotxa
Horseback riding is one of the healthiest activities we can do, both physically and mentally. That's why we want to talk about horseback riding in natural surroundings, as for example in the Garrotxa, as it is a type of activity that will give us an experience that no other sport or activity is capable of transmitting.
Physical benefits of horseback riding
Improves respiratory capacity
Horseback riding improves respiratory capacity, as we channel the air smoothly and progressively. In this way, more oxygen enters our lungs and over time we increase our resilience.
It improves our posture
When riding a horse we must always have a good posture to avoid falls or the horse losing his balance. That is why it is very important to always go straight and comfortable. In addition, si no anem amb una bona postura es poden ocasionar lesions a l’esquena.
Regulates muscle tone
Like we have to do strength to be stable on the horse, our muscles are always tense, and therefore, they are constantly experiencing stimuli. For that, this activity is able to regulate the muscle tone of our body.
Improves blood circulation
Because the horse is usually at a higher temperature than a human, being on top of it, its body heat is transmitted thermally. What it does is make our temperature rise and, so, our blood circulation is faster.
Improves reflexes and coordination
This is thanks to that the horse and we form a team, and we need to coordinate to react to contingencies and coordinate along the way.
Psychological benefits of horseback riding
When you ride a horse you have to control your movements and the horse a lot, that is why it is very important to have good self-control and not to make strange movements that may surprise the animal., ja que podem tenir un bon ensurt.
Millora la confiança
Thanks to you being able to steer an animal quietly·the and without sudden movements.
You see yourself able to control an animal with your movements and you can create a bond that increases trust and coordination.