A look at the pros and cons of social media for equestrians, and tips for managing your accounts to maintain a healthy relationship with the medium.
Resisting things we can’t change causes us to suffer mentally. Accepting them helps us look at equestrian and life problems in a more constructive way.
Sometimes, whether you intend to or not, you end up becoming involved in barn politics. Try these tips to ensure a peaceful, drama-free environment.
Psychologist April Clay lists the top five qualities of a great equestrian student, with the attitude, self-control and work ethic to succeed.
Developing focus and becoming a mindful rider is about being in the present moment, fully engaged with the experience of communicating with your horse.
April Clay looks into whether listening to music can help boost the pre-performance mental and emotional states of equestrians.
Winter can be a tough go. No sunny horse shows and exciting destinations – just hard work in often difficult conditions.
Whether you are tackling your first entry-level cross-country course, ammy jumper round, or returning to competition after a long hiatus, here is a timeline for successful mental prep.
When confidence is approached as a feeling, the way to change seems to be through willpower. You tell yourself to feel better, to buck up, to believe.
Isn't a perfectionist someone who is hard working and a go-getter? Yes and no. Find out how to set realistic goals and do your own personal best.