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Improving your mental performance - staying in the present

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?

about 1 year ago

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Improving your mental performance - self-belief

In part three of our brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on self-belief. How can self-belief help your performance? And how do you develop self-belief?

about 1 year ago

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Improving your mental performance - routines

In part two of our brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on routines. Why are routines beneficial? What should you include in your routine? How do you stick to a routine? And how do you avoid superstitions?

about 1 year ago

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A visit to Ros Canter's yard

British Eventing Life paid a visit to Ros Canter's yard after she achieved fifth place at Mitsubishi Motors Badminton 2017, gaining the accolade of highest placed Brit, we take a look behind the scenes of the cover shoot from July/August last year.

about 1 year ago

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Improving your mental performance - goals and goal setting

In part one of our brain training series, Mental Performance Coach Sally McGinn focuses on goals and goal setting. Why should you set goals? What should you think about when setting goals? And how do you go about setting – and measuring – them?

about 1 year ago

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At home with Storm Straker

Storm Straker was the cover star for our January/February 2017 issue of British Eventing Life - and, very fittingly, the snow came pouring down on the day of the shoot! The Straker family has a history of eventing success. Elaine Straker established the Little Hutton Equestrian Centre, rescued a horse that took her daughter, Karen, to the Junior European Eventing Championships and bred a horse that took her son, Nick, to Badminton. Now, Nick's daughter Storm is making waves in the world of eventing - we visited her at home.

about 1 year ago

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