The one thing to fix your confidence issues

Happy rider and horse

I remember vividly on one of Monty Roberts’ early tours, he talked about the “one solution” to all your horse problems. A pill called Monty’s Medicine; little multicoloured pills with MnM on them. I thought the joke was obvious until a lady came asking where she could get them from. We are inundated by the […]

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Stand still and feel

Standing inhand showing horse

I was recently reading a post about the importance of teaching a horse to stand still and how it can quite often be a challenge. It is what I needed to hear but weirdly for myself and not my horse. Anyone else guilty of the ‘keep busy and avoid feeling’ approach to life? Or the […]

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Post competition disappointed

There is the preparation, the build up, the actual test/round/class, the wait for results and the aftermath – competing is physically demanding but also mentally and emotionally quite a workout too. After competing on Sunday, I found the aftermath a very intriguing place but also the mental noise needed some unpacking and I wanted to […]

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Power through or pin it

Muddy trainers

Winters are always tough for equestrians with the weather, thick winter coats or high management clips and rugs, relentless mud making everything that bit harder….. Then this year, we need to add a basically non-existent summer season gone, lockdown restrictions with no end date, related personal stress and a questionable future season ahead. Why are […]

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