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Mental preparation for race day: Recipe for success

As I have been preparing for my half marathon this weekend, I thought about all my preparation strategies. One in particular that you don’t really think about and can have a huge impact on the outcome of the race is preparing mentally. 352 more words

It's All In Your Head...

The mental game is a huge part of the equestrian sport… a huge part that has been given very little thought and consideration until recently. Equestrian sport is unique from all other sports in the sole fact that our teammates are not human and that as riders and trainers we are responsible for our teammates well being. 487 more words

Best Plan Is To Be Prepared

What happens when you have to give a briefing to the big boss or to a client, or a speech to a roomful of people? What goes through your mind in the weeks and days preceding the presentation? 838 more words

Doris Wild Helmering

Psyched Up by Daniel McGinn

We all have probably gone through this, the first debate competition,  the biggest race/match in high school, the first job interview , that one moment we seized to gather thoughts & energy to perform the best and give in our best, if you are able to recollect those days and what you felt in those moments then you can easily relate to this book. 292 more words



When the going gets tough, it’s time to engage your brain. Here our Mental Squad reveals their top 10 mental tricks for mastering race day – especially when you’re deep in the hurt locker. 1,104 more words

Leaving the Ring

At every horse show, I call my parents after every class to let them know how it went. They’re both fantastic sports about this- they’re not quite sure where they failed as parents, but they’ve learned to roll with the crazy. 767 more words

Equine Musings

Please any tips with preparing for an event last minute...

Hello world,

I just deal with anxiety by writing about it or talking to someone; but we all know how difficult it is to find someone who understands in today’s world (I mean like face to face right) to talk to or talk with…so here I am on the blogosphere – free man’s land for real… 98 more words

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