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Inside Your Ride: Mental Skills for Being Happy and Successful with Your Horse

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Become the confident, composed, and effective rider you ve always wanted to be!
Mental skills coach Tonya Johnston, MA, has helped thousands of equestrian athletes achieve success at every level, from recreational riders to award-winning international competitors. In "Inside Your Ride," she provides specific methods and clear, easy-to-follow directions to help you mentall
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Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2012 by Active Interest Media
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Sara
May 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: competitive equestrian athletes
I wish I could give this book a higher rating, because for a lot of competitive folks I think it would be at least a 4-star book. However, I'm coming from a different perspective.
I've been around horses since I was 5 years old. I've had some mental challenges lately (read: fear) to overcome. My mom read this book and enjoyed it, so I thought I would give it a go. Ms. Johnston is obviously very knowledgeable and writes an impressively interesting 'how-to' book. I read most of it word for word. T
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Jessie
Jul 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
WOW! I wish I read this book years ago! I have improved so much using the techniques mentioned in this book! They may seem silly, or even so simple but trust me, with a little effort and belief in yourself they work! I hope this book comes back to print, it needs to be read by every rider, competing or not competing, no matter the discipline.
Brooke Fredericks
Oct 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Great book especially for people who ride english (sure it would work for many riding disciplines however), have goals and are looking to progress. I was pretty diligent in following the author's suggestions, like actually using a journal and analyzing your rides, and staying focused on the positive. Riding competitively is a very mental sport and although I've read plenty of self improvement books this is the only one that's put it in the context of riding and being a team with your horse, your ...more
Bonnie
Feb 18, 2013 rated it liked it
Lots of what's in this book I've read elsewhere, not to say I didn't underline a few things. I just wish I could find books like this for fox hunters. Riding in the ring doesn't really cross over.
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