Pressure Proof Your Riding: Mental Training Techniques

Pressure Proof Your Riding: Mental Training Techniques

by Daniel Stewart


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Pressure Proof Your Riding: Mental Training Techniques by Daniel Stewart

An integral part of competing in equestrian sports is having to face the performance anxiety that presents itself at competitions. In this work, author Daniel Stewart explains that the pressure, stress, nerves, distraction, and anxiety come hand in hand with doing what we love to do. It also reminds us that competing in equestrian events is a real sport, and riders are forced to deal with the competitive nature of showing. Stewart explains that, while riders love to do what they do, this love is sometimes lost in the panic of showing and performing. Stewart then walks the rider through specific tools and tricks to manage and overcome the stress, fear, and anxiety, and how to embrace and enjoy every minute of performing with your equine partner. From "Plan the Ride, and Ride the Plan," to overall mental training, this must-have book is a fantastic tool for any competitor to overcome their show jitters and do their best at every competition, while feeling confident and happy throughout the experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570765414
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Publication date: 06/01/2013
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 475,809
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Daniel Stewart is an international riding instructor and coach. He teaches clinics and seminars to thousands of riders each year and is a popular guest speaker at many national and international conventions, including the USEA Annual Meeting, USPC National Convention, Equine Affaire, World Horse Expo, and the International Equestrian Festival. He is the author of Ride Right with Daniel Stewart. He lives in Naples, Florida.

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“All of Stewart's techniques are presented in an easy-to-understand, light-hearted manner.”  —Horses All on Ride Right with Daniel Stewart

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