Samberwill Blog — Nerves

Guest Blog Post - Getting Out Of My Own Way

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Guest Blog Post - Getting Out Of My Own Way

Confessions of a Timid Rider: Today my trainer told me that I think too much. Is she right? Absolutely.I joke and say that I am a timid rider. But the truth is, I’m a thinking rider. Too much so at times that I get into my head, for good or ill, and second guess myself and my skill. I have overcome a lot of insecurities but my confidence level goes up and down like a roller coaster. Luckily I have more ups than downs these days.   Looking back, I think of how much I’ve learned. I’ve taken baby steps...

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Guest Blog Post - Coward's Courage - 1/4 Dressage Test!

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Guest Blog Post - Coward's Courage - 1/4 Dressage Test!

In this week's Guest Blog Post, Julia Moursi (Coward's Courage) shares with us how she is conquering her nerves by taking part in a Dressage series with her gorgeous horse Ghost.    Today was the first leg of the Dressage series I'm taking part in at my yard. It's unaffiliated, to BD rules, so not too frightening and a lot of fun! The weather was fantastic, perfect for washing down a dusty and dirty Cremello! And Ghost scrubbed up a treat. Note to self though...learn to plait, woman!!! Learn to plait!!! Slightly irritates me that I go into a dressage test clean...

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