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Riding While Pregnant

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  • Riding While Pregnant

    A few days ago I found out I'm pregnant. My husband and I are very happy, but it was not something we were planning for or really ready for yet. There are a few articles out there on riding while pregnant, but not many, and I didn't see a thread on here about it yet, so I thought I'd reach out.

    I know the experiences will be varied, and the number one thing is talk to your doctor first etc., but I'm just looking for an idea of what to reasonably expect. Have any of you ridden while pregnant? For how long? Did you jump at all early on or immediately switch to flat only? What did you do with your horse once you could no longer ride?

    If it matters I've been riding for 20+ years, in reasonably good shape, and the past few years have been schooling novice/training level but not actively competing.

  • #2
    Hi- The below thread is exactly what you're looking for I think!


    • #3
      Congratulations! I am currently 5 months pregnant. I continued to ride and jump throughout my first trimester. I wanted to continue riding but I don't have a "steady eddy" horse that I trust. So, my event horse is now in full time training-I didnt want her to sit around for the whole summer.