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…

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…

Goal Setting Talking Points

In this video on Goal Setting talking points, I highlight how to get the most from setting your riding Goals remembering to keep it simple and above all, achievable!     A  summary of these goal setting talking points, include:-   1.  Let go of setting goals that focus on a particular rosette colour, or…