Tips are listed with the most recent tips at the top.
GRIPPING WITH YOUR LEGS PUTS TENSION ON YOUR REINS GIVING THE HORSE MIXED SIGNALS.
To reach your goals one key to consider: Mental preparation is the constant pursuit of horsemanship perfection.
When you have a bad attitude, you're a human magnet for bad things to come your way.
PEOPLE THAT ASK FOR AN OPINION NEED TO LISTEN MORE THAN THEY TALK.
"Happiness is doing what you love." HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!
Stay focused and Don't limit yourself to Excuses.
Work ethic comes from your desire to win.
Never let success get to your Head.
Everyone makes mistakes, so when this happens , learn from them. Fiqure out what went wrong and why. tell yourself the next time you in get in that position this is what I need to do. Do not bring back negative thoughtS of the thing you did wrong.
Its tough when you try something new AND instruction goes against what you have been doing. So build on what you know. This will be a challenge, but this is imperative for success. You must be willing to give up on things that made you mediocre in your attempt to get better..
One characteristic that all successful people have in common is they're performance and sense of self is not affected by critics.
Every "no" we hear in life brings us that much closer to YES.
To be a winner you need to think positively and be optimistic about the future. No one wins all of the time.
We are all winners, and we are created to be successful. Winners do not dwell on the past, good or bad.
What all successful people have in common is the ability to learn from their mistakes.
It is easy to be hopeful in thE day when you can see the things you wish on.
Being A "WINNER" means Being willing to do all the time what most people are willing to do some OF the time.
Believe in your horse so your horse can
What I"ve learned, I know that I still have alot to learn.
Confidence is KnowiNg that you are prepared
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When the road you're traveling seems difficult at best, just remember to pray and God will do the rest.
Thought with purpose. Gives the horse direction.
Softening to the bit. Use a snaffle bit . It allows contact to the corner of the horses mouth , one side then the other.
Don't try to go through something bad and come out good...... stop and start over.
I hope the NEW YEAR will bring you many positive changes!
"If you can't go beyond your limits then push your boundaries"
PUT A PICTURE IN YOUR MIND OF WHAT YOU WANT YOUR HORSE TO DO
ADJUST TO FIT THE SITUATION
Recognize the smallest change, the slighest try.
Make the wrong thing difficult, and the right thing easy.
When going down the alley "use your muscle memory and then let reaction take over."
THE ONLY TIME YOU HAVE FAILED IS WHEN YOU QUIT TRYING.
Success comes in small steps. It isn't about leaps and bounds. Success is about taking one step at a time to accomplish your goals. Going too fast with too much can be frustration and lead to failure. Taking small, focused, deliberate steps accomplishing one goal at a time is what makes success come together. Remember the song " One day a time, sweet jesus".
4/1/2010: GET YOUR HORSES TEETH FLOATED ANNUALLY. NOT ONLY IMPORTANT FOR THEIR HEALTH, BUT THEIR PERFORMANCE. I PREFER A EQUINE DENTIST.
3/1/2010: HAVE YOUR EVER COME OUT OF THE ARENA AND found that you were BREATHING HARDER THAN YOUR HORSE?? ON TOP OF THAT, you CAN NOT REMEMBER ANYTHING ABOUT YOUR RUN? THAT 'S BECAUSE YOU HELd YOUR BREATH. FOCUS ON BREATHING WHEN YOU COMPETE AND YOU WILL HAVE fewer MISTAKES
1/3/2010 : To get the most out of your horse, keep him happy and performing to his ability. keep your horse on a regular feeding schedule
12/8/09 : SET REALISTIC GOALS. EVERY RIDER IS BLESSED WITH A DIFFERENT LEVEL OF TALENT AND ABILITY. HAVE CONFIDENCE AND GO BE THE BEST YOU CAN BE.
11/8/09 : Be sure to run your own race! Don't be intimidated by others or the situation. Ride your best race and let your experience be your guide to the winners circle!
10/09/09 : WHEN YOU GO TO YOUR RACE BE A JOCKEY NOT A TRAINER!