Often, one result of spending more hours in the saddle is being better equipped to take action as soon as you feel things aren’t going quite to plan. These quick reactions can be the difference between finishing on your dressage score and finishing in the dirt.
Are there any riders among us who believe their bodies work as well as they should do? Whose lower back never hurts, whose joints always move flexibly and freely, whose body symmetry is as good as it can be?
Riding with accuracy is important in every phase of eventing. From improving your centre lines and transitions in dressage to conﬁdently tackling narrow fences and tricky lines on the cross country course. BE Master Coach, Caroline Moore, reveals a few of her favourite exercises to help your accuracy in all phases.
Many of us spend a lot of time focusing on the physical training of ourselves and our horses, but we’ve all suffered with doubts in our own ability, a knock to our confidence or pre-competition nerves, so what mental training are you doing?