Laura Crump Anderson is an Equestrian Fitness Specialist that makes sure that riders are in the best shape to keep riding! We talk about how her own physical therapy defined her career, the amazing way she got a pony, and her experience event riding. Check this out for the rad pony story and stay for the interesting fitness science.
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A Loudoun County native, Laura holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Kinesiology, with a concentration in Exercise Science. After graduation, Laura became certified as a Personal Trainer by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and continued to pursue her passion for horseback riding. From a young age, Laura understood the importance of exercise to improve functional ability, with a comprehensive understanding of the specialized needs for equestrian athletes. She fell in love with the InForm Fitness protocol after realizing it would improve her position, strength, and stamina while allowing for more time in the saddle.
Laura has been riding since a young age and has developed her skills from starting young horses. However, she has also competed in successfully hunter jumpers, dressage but found her passion with three-day Eventing. She is a nationally ranked member of United States Pony Club and has spent countless hours as a working student for both a Grand Prix Dressage Rider and Advanced Level Eventers.
Laura’s strengths as an Instructor stem from her well-rounded background in exercise and biomechanics, her attention to detail, personable demeanor, and enthusiasm for Client wellness. She works well with Clients of all ages and exercise backgrounds.