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Reacting Versus Responding in Your Riding

Reacting Versus Responding in Your Riding

How do some riders seem to simply handle ‘speed wobbles’ when they are riding? It seems as though nothing phases them.  They simply effectively and efficiently get things back on track with minimum effort and drama… Their secret?  They have swapped reacting versus responding when they ride. If you are the sort of rider who gets ‘triggered’ by certain things…

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Why Enforcing Your Boundaries on the Ground will Improve Your Riding

Why Enforcing Your Boundaries on the Ground will Improve Your Riding

Are you a pushover? So many riders describe themselves this way. And this is unfortunate because what’s happening between you and your horse on the ground, is a good reflection of whats going on in the saddle. Groundwork is so important. Every single conversation you have with your horse starts and ends on the ground. Failing to pay attention to…

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Building Confidence in Yourself as an Equestrian

Building Confidence in Yourself as an Equestrian

Confidence is trusting yourself and your abilities to handle the situation you find yourself in. Right now, we are all finding ourselves in a situation that we have never before found ourselves in.   The COVID-19  outbreak has changed the landscape for most equestrians. Many riders are no longer able to ride.  Many riders are having to go it alone.…

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