26. Muscles that help in horse riding: 1. Adductor magnus 2. Adductor longus 3. Adductor brevis
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26. Muscles that help you keep your seat on a horse; The three adductor muscles --Adductor magnus, adductor longus and adductor brevis constitute a significant muscle mass that form the medial parts of the thigh. Their common action--exerted at different levels is to press the thighs inward. This action is important in keeping one in the saddle when one is riding a horse or a mule ( especially when riding a donkey bareback), Abductor magnus. This muscle also adducts, flexes and extends the thigh. Adductor longus; adducts, flexes and medially rotates the thigh. Adductor brevis: adducts, flexes and medially rotates the thigh.