If you are familiar with the amateur jumper division then you may know Alexa Pessoa. Alexa has been competing for most of her life and is well-versed in the training required to compete at a high level. This summer Alexa started working with Hylofit, using it to better understand the impact of her training. We reached out to Alexa to understand how she has incorporated Hylofit into her daily routine and how she uses it to prepare for the stress of competition.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with Hylofit, this is a new wireless heart rate monitor for both horse and rider. Hylofit tracks your ride performance and provides insights to improve training results and promote the overall health and wellbeing of your horse. You might ask, why should I care about my horse’s heart rate? Changes to a horse’s heart rate can be an indication of overexertion, stress or pain. Specifically, monitoring your horse’s resting heart rate (RHR) could provide early detection of illness or injury. You can use these insights for better communication and overall partnership with your horse.
Equine Affaire, the largest horse-related trade show in the east, was the perfect venue to launch Hylofit, the new equine wearable for horse and rider on November 8th, 2018. For equestrians who have never been to this gigantic horse affair before, you definitely need to mark your calendars! Equine Affaire you can experience a wealth of equestrian products at extremely reasonable prices. Beyond the amazing shopping, you can then walk over to one of the many clinics that are going on throughout the day.