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confidence

Books and Film

Reality Check

Rider and writer Melinda Folse is just like most of us: juggling work, family, and horses is standard procedure, and with all that she’s trying…

3 years ago

Life

The Vicious Cycle

One of my students came up to me a few weeks ago and started listing her goals for the season. Being a goal oriented person…

3 years ago

Life

Saddle Up Your ‘Someday’

“No matter where you go… there you are.” This quote actually comes to us from Confucius, the well known Chinese teacher, editor, politician and philosopher…

3 years ago

Eventing

Five Things Confident Riders Do

You may think confidence is something you either have or you don’t, but that’s not true. Confidence comes from taking risks, failing, learning, and trying…

3 years ago

Training

How to Bounce Back From Bad Habits

You may have heard the expression “practice makes perfect.” You may have also heard this clarified to mean “perfect practice makes perfect.” In other words,…

3 years ago

Training

The Art of Letting Go

Expectations matter. Amy Cuddy’s viral Ted Talk on “power posing” left millions clamoring: simply raising our arms above our head can trick our brains into feeling more…

3 years ago

Learn

Always Feels Like Somebody’s Watching Me

People watching you. people evaluating you. YOU in the spotlight. This type of fear is a common performance fear. For some, it’s intense and debilitating. For others, an…

4 years ago

Equine Therapy

This Is Where I Go

When I feel let down by friendships, the misunderstandings and absence and one-sidedness, this is where I go. When I feel like my children are…

4 years ago

Life

We All Need to Fall

I do not believe in the old adage that is often said by riding instructors all over the world when a student falls of their…

5 years ago