Avoiding the Winter Doldrums

For those who admit that they are lacking in the motivation department, it may be time to shake things up. Trying out some new strategies can reboot your enthusiasm and give you a new outlook. Here are some ideas: Vary your training: Even the most inspired can suffer from training boredom. Perhaps some mock competitions are in order; setting up competitions of a different sort (who can make the most improvements in horse turnout, for example) can inspire attention where some neglect has set in. This sort of shake-up can also be fun, something which we all know is linked to pleasure and thus to motivation. Find the right people: Both in and out of the barn, be particular about who you spend time with. Surround yourself with people who want to accomplish great things and like to see the same quality in others. These are the people who will…

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