by Annette Paterakis / Mind Games
Published on September 14, 2018
Ever wonder what mentally strong riders do that’s different from the rest of us? These athletes will work on the small yet significant habits that on the surface, enable constant improvement, but actually also make the ride so much more enjoyable. Want in? Of course you do!
So, what separates the mentally strong from the rest of the pack?
1. They are hungry to learn.
Mentally tough riders want to keep learning. They are hungry to understand more about themselves, their horses, and the game. They will, therefore, watch other riders constantly to improve their own performance and will ask their colleagues for advice on how they can better their horses or resolve specific problems.