FAQs

Which equestrian disciplines does Equestrian Sport Science support?

Put simply, any! If you participate in an equine discipline you should consider yourself an equestrian athlete. Support is not limited to the Olympic disciplines, so whether you are a Polo player, Endurance rider or Show Jumper support will be tailored to you and the needs of your discipline.


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I am new to exercise can I still get support?

Absolutely! If you are at the start of your exercise journey or an experienced athlete, Equestrian Sport Science is here to support you! All support is tailored to you as an athlete, taking into consideration your goals and training status.

I don’t have access to a gym, does this matter?

To make progress with the help of Equestrian Sport Science you do not need access to a gym or lots of equipment. All you need is the desire to unlock your athletic potential and start on your fitness personal journey (and a good pair of trainers!).

Who are Equestrian Sport Science?

Equestrian Sport Science has been created by Rosa Dakin. Rosa has worked in an elite sporting university setting in the UK, supporting scholar athletes from a range of sports. She studied for her MSc in Exercise Physiology at Loughborough University, studying Event Riders’ Physiological responses to cross-country in her thesis project. This, coupled with her own riding experience and undergrad BSc (Hon) Equine and Human Sport Science, give Rosa a breadth of knowledge and support to offer riders. To know more about Rosa and Equestrian Sport Science, see our About page. 

I don’t live in the UK, can I still get support from Equestrian Sport Science?

Yes! By using technology such as Zoom, Strava we can support athletes internationally. If you are interested in being supported by Equestrian Sport Science, please get in touch.

I work for an organisation and have an idea about a specific topic for a workshop, can you deliver bespoke sessions?

Of course! If you have an idea about a topic or subject area you would like to know more about, please get in touch to discuss your bespoke needs further.

Equestrian Sport Science offers a 4-Part educational workshop series designed to educate equestrian athletes on the fundamental principles of excelling as an equestrian athlete, however these workshops can be shaped to the needs of your organisation.

I want to collaborate with Equestrian Sport Science

Equestrian Sport Science welcomes collaborations from external partners. If you have something you’d like to work with us on, please email rosa@equestriansportscience.co.uk