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    01-05-2013, 03:36 AM
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Foal
Question Side ache while riding

Hi, most of the time when I ride I get a crazy painful side ache Im just wondering if this happenes to anyone else and if so do you have anyways of getting rid of it?
     
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    01-07-2013, 11:37 PM
  #2
Foal
Yes, happens to me sometimes! But usually only when I havent ridden in a while! :p I just wait for it to go away by its self! haha!
     
    01-07-2013, 11:44 PM
  #3
Yearling
Yup! I think its cause I'm out of shape :)
     
    01-08-2013, 12:17 AM
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Foal
It just annoying lol
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    01-09-2013, 01:41 PM
  #5
Showing
You have to be sure you are riding balance, side to side that the top of your hips are parallel to the ground. Many riders don't and compensate by dropping a shoulder. Instead of the hips and shoulders appearing like the letter I, it looks like > when someone looks at you from behind.
     
    01-09-2013, 02:10 PM
  #6
mls
Trained
It's the same issue as a runners side cramp.

B R E A T H.

Seriously - remember to relax and take deep breaths and it will go away.
     
    01-10-2013, 06:09 PM
  #7
Foal
Had that last night!! Breathing always helps me
     
    01-21-2013, 12:56 AM
  #8
Started
Is it possible that you could have a stress related ulcer?
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    01-21-2013, 02:11 AM
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Foal
I think its cause Im out of shape lol. I havent been riding to much so that's probably what it is. Lol.
     
    01-21-2013, 10:14 PM
  #10
Foal
Check your balance and position. It could be possible you are collapsing your inside rib cage forcing your balance into your outside leg/stirrup. This can be an annoying habit and can cause mild aches.

Most riders who collapse on their inside rib-cage also do it when they are driving a car. It can be a difficult habit to break but once a rider overcomes it, it drastically improves their balance :)
     

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