Elizabeth Hanson – EQUESTRIAN PILATES® Apparatus & Mat Instructor

ehanson Elizabeth is the Creator of EQUESTRIAN PILATES®. 


Contact Information
Certifies instructors and teaches nationally and internationally
Resides in Southern California

Three ways to train with Elizabeth:

  • Call her to set up a clinic in your area.
  • Book an online live video conference session with her and train in the convenience of your own home.

To arrange any of these options please call her at 805-338-5765 or email her at equestrianpilates@gmail.com

Elizabeth grew up in rural Illinois and has been passionate about riding since she was a little girl. She has had many horses over the years. As a little girl she rode Western on quarter horses and had an awesome Racking horse named April Jubilee. At Earlham College she rode Hunter. She currently rides Dressage. Elizabeth has been giving EQUESTRIAN PILATES® clinics and private sessions nation-wide since 2004. Her clients see dramatic improvements in their riding skills, health and enjoyment. Common comments include the rider being able to sit the trot better, improved used of the aids, relief from low back pain and much more. Elizabeth Hanson is certified in Pilates through the PhysicalMind Institute in NYC. She did her training with Michael Wright of the Body College in Washington, DC and Potomac, Maryland. Some of her continuing education credits include Pilates with Resist-A-Ball, Ndeita Pilates Mat, Yumuna Body Rolling, Stott Band and Toning Ball and advanced work through the PhysicalMind Institute. She is also certified in GYROTONIC®.

Elizabeth’s Magazine Articles Include:

Improve Your Horse Fitness with EQUESTRIAN PILATES®, Dressage Online May and June 2008.

5 Steps to Better Rider Awareness, Dressage Today, Feb. 2008.

Ask the Expert Column: Breathing, Dressage Today, May 2007 issue

The Lowdown on Low Back Pain: The Bane of the Rider’s Existence, Paso Fino Horse World Magazine, March 2007

Ask the Expert Column: Hip Locking, Dressage Today, May 2006 issue

The Lowdown on Low Back Pain: The Bane of the Rider’s Existence, The Gaited Horse, Spring 2006

Finding the Sweet Spot, The Gaited Horse, Fall 2005

EQUESTRIAN PILATES®, Functional Fitness for Polo, Polo Players Edition, May 2005

Three Ways to Improve Your Ride Through Pilates, Virginia Horse Journal, June 2005

Reviews about her EQUESTRIAN PILATES® program can be seen in:

Get Fit for Riding. Exercises for Everyone, Horse Illustrated, May 2008

Pilates Style Magazine, Nov/Dec Issue 2005.

England’s Equestrian Magazine-Product presentation for Summer 2005 Issue

The Gaited Horse eBook Review-Summer 2005 Issue

Horse Talk Magazine Business Review-July/August 2005 Issue

Several other magazines have requested a copy of the book including: Horse Illustrated Magazine, Horse Magazine (a British publication), Tidningden Hasftynd (a Swedish publication) and Horse and Rider.

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