Frustration Fixes

Frustration Fix

We all deal with frustration in riding at some point in our careers. Personally, I have waged a constant battle against frustration for the last few years. Yesterday I was able to get to the barn for the first time in nearly two weeks. A combination of poor weather, work, and…

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Kentucky Bound !!

I’m leaving in the morning for Lexington, KY where I’ll be attending the 2016 International Society Of Rider Biomechanics Symposium. While there I’ll be sitting the Level 1 & 2 days of the symposium and taking the Level 1 practical exam. Plus having some extra, horsey fun. This means that not only…

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Collect Your Thoughts (And Your Horse’s Too)

One of the things I struggle the most with is the ability to collect my thoughts while riding. At least quickly enough to make a difference in the situation. So I decided to challenge myself. Last weekend I got on a horse that makes me nervous. Voluntarily got on I…

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10,000 Hours of Riding

I had a mind bubble burst last week while enmeshed in a fit of frustration. I was failing spectacularly at leg yielding consistently because I couldn’t coordinate my aides. Plus, Bubba and I had just finished being spectacularly picked apart at our last show and I was being less than…

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