Mastering Your Mindset

Mastering Your Mindset
Confident riders are focused on improvement, not proving themselves. They don’t take mistakes personally, and they’re not hung up on results or outcomes. This all comes down to being in a growth mindset — a hallmark of mentally tough, successful riders. In this lesson, you’ll learn what mindset is, how your mindset is affecting your riding, and exactly how to ‘rewire’ your brain for confidence.

Written by Alice Collins

Alice Collins is a freelance equestrian media consultant and journalist, specialising in dressage and sport horse breeding. She has reported from top shows all around the world, from the Rio Olympics to World Cup finals and European Championships. She is a rider and active competitor at Prix St Georges level and splits her time between London and Florida. Fun facts: she is also a qualified equine artificial insemination technician and an HGV driver.