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.
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.
Are you a tough or a tender rider? Different situations elicit strengths and weaknesses to emerge in people. The challenge is to first know yourself well.
There are three stages to learning a new skill. Don’t expect immediate perfection from you – or your horse, just go stage by stage.
Sport – and life – come with emotions, and sometimes they are strong and interfering. We must learn to distinguish between feelings and actions.
Paralysis by analysis frequently happens when we are nervous; an unfortunate part of the flight-or-fight syndrome, read this article to find out more.
Learn how to ignore distractions to achieve success.
When Don Wood returned home to Clearwater, Nova Scotia from a tour of duty in Afghanistan in 2007, he was haunted by memories of what he’d witnessed.
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