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“Leave your emotions at the gate”. It’s a principle that I subscribed to for a long time and only recently have I fully processed my thoughts and feelings about it.  >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Horse Grooming, Thoughts And Feelings, Horse Care, Nervous System, Confident, Equestrian

Taking Your Emotions With You; The Case for Wholehearted Judgement

“Leave your emotions at the gate”. It’s a principle that I subscribed to for a long time and only recently have I fully processed my thoughts and feelings

The application of the aids does not begin with the physical; it begins with thought and intention >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horse Riding Tips, My Horse, Horses, Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Equestrian

Intention & The Application of the Aids

If I were to ask you what first comes to mind when you think of “applying the aids”, chances are you would jump immediately to the physical; to how it is

My horsing life right back to when I was a little girl, involvement with different facets of mental health, my time overseas working in trauma and aid relief and my adventures studying yoga therapy >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Horse Riding Tips, Connect The Dots, S Stories, Training Tips, Nervous System, Looking Back, Studying, Trauma

Connecting The Dots By Looking Back: My Story

Grab a cup of tea for this one because it’s story time! A couple of weeks back I got invited to speak on another podcast and inevitably I got asked the

We chatter about all things horses and more in this live session! >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Feeling Blah, How Are You Feeling, Horse Training, Training Tips, Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Free Horses, Get Up

Live with Katy Negranti

A recording of a Facebook Live Session with Katy Negranti. Katy has come to be one of my closest friends after we spent a month together as part of Team

It can be a really tough gig when things start to spiral in a negative direction and throwing the towel in feels like the best (or only) thing to do. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Letting Go, Spiral, Equestrian, Mindset

On Letting Go Of The Story & Seeking Relief Before a Solution

It can be a really tough gig when things start to spiral in a negative direction and throwing the towel in feels like the best (or only) thing to do. I

How to get up and go when you feel “blah” & keep self-sabotaging! >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Feeling Blah, How Are You Feeling, Get Up, How To Get, Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Horse Grooming, Horse Care

How to get up and go when you feel “blah” & keep self-sabotaging!

Hey team! It's another episode of "What's the One thing?!". The question of the week is:How to get up and go when you feel "blah" and keep

Over the last while, I’ve been sharing snippets of my progress of working with my horse, Dee. Dee is the first horse that I have started under saddle myself >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horse Riding Tips, My Horse, Horses, Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Dee Dee, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident

When Uncertainty & The What If’s Come Up In Training

Over the last while, I’ve been sharing snippets of my progress of working with my horse, Dee. Dee is the first horse that I have started under saddle

Dreams! What are yours?! This time of year, we naturally think, hear and plan more for around our goals and aspirations than any other. Often, though, the tricky part is not actually creating the goal in the first place but developing the confidence to follow through on them. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Equestrian, Mindset, Riding Helmets, Dreaming Of You

How to safeguard your dreams (and build the confidence to follow through on them)

Dreams! What are yours?! This time of year, we naturally think, hear and plan more for around our goals and aspirations than any other. Often, though, the

Bucking and rearing are dangerous horse habits that need to be stopped immediately. It’s important to note right at the … Horse Riding Tips, Horse Tips, My Horse, Trail Riding, How To Ride A Horse, Horse Training, Training Tips, Equestrian Outfits, Equestrian Style

What To Do When Your Horse Starts Bucking! - The Refined Rider

The Refined Rider - What should you do when your horse starts bucking? Learn what you need to do to prevent your horse's bucking from becoming a habit!

What’s the difference between a horse that dances when you are on him and one that doesn’t? This is the question that this week’s guest, Visconte Simon Cocozza answers in his fabulous book, Core Conditioning for Horses, and the launching point for our conversation around how to mobilise and optimise the core when working together with our horses. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Working Together, Training Tips, Nervous System, Conditioning, Confident, Equestrian

Core Conditioning For Horses with Visconte Simon Cocozza

What’s the difference between a horse that dances when you are on him and one that doesn’t? This is the question that this week’s guest, Visconte Simon

I don’t feel like it today. A simple enough statement. Harmless in and of itself. And at times, completely understandable.  >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Feel Like, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Equestrian, Mindset

I Don’t Feel Like It Today

I don’t feel like it today.A simple enough statement. Harmless in and of itself. And at times, completely understandable. After all, most of us have

When it's too cold to ride your horse. Sometimes it's too cold to ride, but your horse still needs attention! Here's what you can do to keep your horse exercised, healthy, and happy during bad weather. Horseback Riding Tips, Horse Riding Tips, Dressage, Horse Training, Training Tips, Horse Barns, Horse Stalls, Cutting Horses, Winter Horse

When it's Too Cold to Ride Your Horse

When it's too cold to ride your horse. Sometimes it's too cold to ride, but your horse still needs attention! Here's what you can do to keep your horse exercised, healthy, and happy during bad weather.

Five transferable practices that you can utilize and get better at wherever you find yourself sitting or standing now that will strengthen your mental and emotional muscles when you’re out there with your horse. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Muscles, Equestrian, Mindset, Riding Helmets

5 Things To Practice Outside Of The Saddle To Transform Your Time In It

Aye kaboosh! What’re the feels out there currently? From where I sit, it’s certainly a mixed bag. One thing I do know is that we need to be even more

With everything on the outside seeming kind of out of control right now, creating a morning routine is an important part of taking control for yourself and gifting yourself with a sense of certainty when you wake up. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Healthy Habits, Confident, Equestrian, Mindset

Freedom Within Structure: Healthy Habits For Sanity & Wellness

I’m a freedom lover. For a very long time, I rebelled against the idea of any sort of routine because I believed that true freedom came with being able to

Confident Rider Training Series LIVE >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Emotional Resilience, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Confident, Equestrian, Mindset, Explore

Confident Rider Training Series LIVE

I've been running my free Confident Rider training series for close to 12 months now, so it seemed like the perfect time to jump in an explore the topics

In this episode, I discuss mindful anger and its role in our riding and our life. We look at how we may have been conditioned out of its essential essence and how we can go about inviting more of it into our experience, for the benefit of ourselves and our horses. >> Confident Rider - mindset, movement and nervous system awareness for equestrians Horseback Riding Lessons, Horse Riding Tips, Training Tips, Nervous System, Our Life, Confident, Equestrian, Benefit, Mindfulness

The Power And The Presence Of Mindful Anger

Of all the emotions we think of when it comes to horses and riding, anger would be up there with the seemingly most inappropriate. I totally get it. After