May 31, 2023
In this episode, I discuss how quickly horses begin to recognize patterns of behavior, and I answer a listener question about working around feeding time.
While these may seem unrelated, I think the contrast highlights
how incredibly valuable it is to recognize how you view your
Do you view your horse as a...
May 24, 2023
Confidence and self-confidence are both important.
But if one skill rules them all, it is the belief that you can trust yourself.
Confidence comes from a Latin word which means "to trust"; therefore, having self-confidence is having trust in oneself.
Self-confidence is an emotion that you generate without any history...
May 17, 2023
May 10, 2023
Today I’m answering a question that came in regarding two horses owned by one person. One horse is very responsive to pressure, while the other is more bold and brave…and doesn't respond as much to pressure. The caller shares how this is causing her a challenge.
In my response, I explain:
May 3, 2023
I asked riders this question, "Is there a feeling you really struggle with that seems to be affecting your riding?"
These are a few of the answers: self doubt, battling negative thoughts, imposter syndrome, inadequate, anxious, nervous, anticipating problems, judging myself, sad, frustration (time frame…taking longer...