I'm a huge football fan and lately I have been looking at what makes a great coach and how they lead their team to victory. The coaches can't control all the aspects of the game but they can teach their players how to control their emotions and adapt to the pressure of the setting. One thing I myself have been trying to improve on, is my mental strength. All great athletes have a strong mental game.Continue reading
Everyone has the desire to win, that’s nothing special; but do you have the will to work hard? In my experience, that is answered without true thought. Sure, everyone is willing to “Work Hard”, but when it starts getting real, the daily grind is hard, you have to push yourself every minute, every day and get through the tough days, are you dedicated enough to do it? Forget about every bad day and look forward to the next day. Very few realize the work and dedication it takes to train a great horse or become a great rider.Continue reading
The equine body fully mature is about 65% water. Humans are 60% water. So think about it, when your thirsty do you go get water? When you get thirsty at an event, there is a chance your horse is thirsty too. So in this post, I am emphasizing the importance of hydration in our equine athletes. As we are finishing up the...
I want to talk about something today that most of us struggle with, but not a lot of us talk about. Mental toughness, and confidence. I can shed quite a bit of light on how much fear and low confidence can paralyze and impact your performance. For years, I had severe.....Continue reading