Posts tagged Training
Fueled by Passion Eliane Cordia van Reesma Innovates, Educates and Caffeinates

Like many busy women, Eliane Cordia van Reesma runs on caffeine, passion, guilt and a little sleep. After all, she’s a mother of three, an entrepreneur, a wife, a business owner, and a professional dressage trainer and competitor. “I think we all understand the difficulties with being a mom and a business woman,” she said. “There’s a lot of guilt – for sure with the mom side. But hey, it’s good for kids to see us work, and to work in what we love and are passionate about.”

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Hylofit Partners With Boyd Martin Clinic

Hylofit geared up riders at the Boyd Martin Clinic on December 11th at Fox Race Farm in Millbrook, NY. The clinic was coordinated by Booli Selmyar. Booli, an advanced eventing rider and owner and trainer of Fox Valley Sport Horses, is an early adopter of the Hylofit system. Hylofit, a wireless heart rate monitor for both horse and rider, tracks ride performance and provides insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. Booli rides several horses a day and understands how each horse has different levels of fitness and training needs. Hylofit helps her manage the diversity of training and understand its effectiveness.

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Northwestern University's Equestrian Team Jumps Into The New Year With Hylofit

How would you feel if, on the first morning of a horse show, you walked into the show office - prepared to pay for stalls or shavings or add a class to your schedule - and the steward told you that instead of riding your own horse, you were going to draw a horse’s name out of a hat, get on, and go? Does that get your heart pumping a bit? Well, that’s the reality that all of my intercollegiate riders live with as part of Northwestern University’s Equestrian Team. As their coach, I walk a fine line between trainer, cheerleader, and psychologist for exactly that heart-pumping piece - my riders never know what they’re going to get on when they get to a show, so how do I prepare them effectively at home?

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Know Your Ride Deeper With Alexandra Reid

Have you ever wondered to yourself… Is my horse fit?... Is the training that I am providing to my horse too much? Or not enough? Thanks to Hylofit, all of this guessing can now be put to rest. The system is a wearable device for both horse and rider. It uses heart rate to track performance and provide insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. The information that is gathered can be seen on the Hylofit app where you can review your intensity score and look back at historical training results. The app even provides a calendar view and activity graph, which allows you to track performance over time. Hylofit helps riders reach their goals with their horses by making hidden information about their training more visible. 

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