Behaviour - Rider View

CATCHING A HARD TO CATCH HORSE

Does your horse always seem to be less co-operative when you are in a hurry? Do you sometimes think he is being difficult on purpose, just to annoy you?   Firstly it is unlikely that your horse is being deliberately…

DO NERVES INTERFERE WITH YOUR RIDING?

Why do I get so nervous?Shaking, sick, sweaty palms, heart racing? Extreme anxiety can cause all of these and can prevent us doing things that we love, including riding. But nervousness is a much needed natural function that keeps us…

7 STEPS ON USING YOUR MIND AS A POWERFUL HORSE RIDING AID

Become a better rider by reprogramming your mind.     Want to: Improve your riding? Have horses go better for you? Get horses to be more attentive, responsive and safe? Experience less frustration, confusion, fear and even anger? Learn things…

7 TIPS TO HELP BUILD YOUR RIDING CONFIDENCE - Small steps add up

Focus on progress instead of perfection..............ASK YOURSELF? Do you set yourself extremely high standards and then mentally abuse yourself if you do not meet your own expectations? If you make a single mistake do you blow it out of all…

DON'T GET STUCK IN A RUT! Build your horse riding confidence

Build your riding confidence with these simple stepsLack of confidence when riding your horse is common, and there is lots that can be done to help.  It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, and it can seem as though…

10 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR CONFIDENCE WITH YOUR HORSE

 10 STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR CONFIDENCE WITH YOUR HORSE ON THE GROUNDLack of confidence in handling your horse is not something to be afraid of; it’s something to be embraced and worked on.  Before you even think about getting on…

THE POWER OF 'YET' - achieve your riding goals

WANT TO ACHIEVE YOUR RIDING GOALS? But don’t believe you can!The last couple of weeks have been so exciting and inspiring, glued to our TV's watching the TEAM GB Equestrian events in Rio and like us you probably have had…

IMPROVE YOUR RIDING - Use your mind as a positive and powerful riding tool

LESS IS MORE - Your mind is a positive and powerful riding tool!We are all guilty of confusing the past, present and future in our everyday thoughts, what if's and maybe's can become quite distractive and destructive during our riding.  …
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