Beating the unbeatable!

At times we can all feel like we are facing super star riders who are unbeatable and go onto scoop all the prizes show after show.  Riders like Charlotte DuJardin spring to mind. When facing high-caliber opponents with a winning history, what can we do?  There are two approaches… The mindset you choose will make…

Improve your riding the easy way

Do you want to improve your riding the easy way?  You can make immediate improvements from the comfort of you home, office, horsebox or stable.  All you will need is a note pad, pen and permission to be open minded.  It costs you nothing. Pre-work warning! Everything you read in this blog, and in this…

How to keep the Lead position

For every rider, being in the lead is great, staying in the lead is better still!  So, it is very important to know how you behave and ride when in the lead by first anticipating how you will react when it happens to you! How will you manage distraction, focus on the outcome, avoid mistakes?  …

Massage your way to First Place!

Who would have thought that the winning edge to that coveted First Place may come from relaxation and massage?  How many of us have wrongly believed in the work hard ethic, the dig deep concept and the tough it out attitude? Sadly many of us believe these messages as important mainstays of life that will…

Disappointment explained

Do you suffer from bouts of disappointment?  Some days, it can feel so overwhelming and frustrating that you “don’t know why you bother”!?  Today I heard a rider saying “everyone is telling me to take my horse out and compete, he is going so well at home.”  She went on to say  “the problem is…