April Clay

Articles by April Clay - 5 results

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Rider Psychology

Paralysis by Analysis: Do you Think too Much?

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.

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Coping Strategies

Sport – and life – come with emotions, and sometimes they are strong and interfering. We must learn to distinguish between feelings and actions.

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Go with the Flow

There are three stages to learning a new skill. Don’t expect immediate perfection from you – or your horse, just go stage by stage.

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Be an Equine Warrior!

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.

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Is Social Media a Help or Hindrance for Equestrians?

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.