How you feel mentally affects the results you’ll have when you’re in the saddle - mindset is the magic ingredient for successful, happy riders.
After an accident, Jordanne Knott had pretty much given up on horses and riding ‒ and then a fractious, panicky OTTB found his way into her heart.
For everything from autism to cerebral palsy to PTSD to self-esteem, horses are proving an invaluable and increasingly mainstream resource. Here's why.
EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement and Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy) can help equestrians recover mentally from riding accidents and other scares.
If you can learn how to estimate your time well, prioritize, say no and stop procrastinating, you can find more ways to fit horses into your busy life.
Having confidence is about more than just believing in yourself. Learn how to make a plan and stick to it, so that you feel prepared and capable as a rider.
The one thing that barn drama, toxic workplaces and dysfunctional families all have in common is they are filled with personal boundary violations.
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.
Nervous tension in a rider is transmitted to the horse. Try these mindfulness exercises to get over your nerves and calm down quickly and efficiently.
Megan Pinfield, a Clinical Counsellor that specializes in working with equestrians, says she often sees a reluctance to seek help for mental health issues.