Ever wondered what it's like to groom for one of the world's most decorated event riders? Johanna Ward shares what it is like to groom for Andrew Nicholson.
Jonty Evans has been eventing internationally for more than 20 years. BETV caught up with him at Hartpury College’s Rider Performance Centre, where he has been using the facilities to improve his posture as a rider. BE Accredited Coach Lizzel Winter was on-hand to share her advice.
Jonty Evans has been eventing internationally for more than 20 years. He was individually ninth at the 2016 Rio Olympics on Cooley Rorkes Drift and faced losing the horse this year as the owner looked to sell. Incredibly, Jonty managed to secure the £500,000 needed to buy the horse via crowd funding. BE caught up with him at Hartpury College to find out more about his amazing journey with Cooley Rorkes Drift.
In part six of our brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on managing arousal levels. Do you suffer with competition nerves? What are the tools to help you calm down? Or are you the opposite, and need help to get yourself psyched up to perform at your best?
In part five of our brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on controlling the controllables. How can this help you during competition? What are the tools to make sure you are controlling the controllables? And how do you make sure you stay focused on the controllables?
In part four of our new brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on staying in the present. Why is it important to stay in the present during competition? And how can you bring yourself back to the present should your attention wander?