Behaviour - Rider View

7 TIPS TO HELP BUILD YOUR RIDING CONFIDENCE

Focus on progress instead of perfection... Small steps add up!START BY ASKING 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…

WHEN BEING KIND TO YOUR HORSE ISN'T ENOUGH

When being kind to your horse isn’t enough Being kind is important, vey important. But kindness alone isn’t necessarily enough. Trying to be kind to our horses is often at the forefront of our mind, but sometimes the decisions that…

HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CONFIDENCE WITH YOUR HORSE IN 10 STEPS

 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…

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…

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…

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…
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