Reply To: Overcoming Show-Ring Nerves

Joe-Joe Joe-Joe
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Pretend you are schooling. Believe that you have the prettiest, smartest, best trained horse in the world who never puts a foot wrong ever. You know you can do it. Your confidence will be transmitted to your horse, and both of you will be fine. If only I could do all this – I’ve become a complete coward. But, it does work. My horses do much better when I truly believe that they will.

It is never the horse's fault