Laura Kraut: Finding Your “Why” & Three More Keys to Mental Success in the Saddle

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person can spend a lot of time trying to figure out the secret to succeeding in this mentally challenging sport. In Nöelle Floyd and my next book, I’m trying to remedy that situation by going straight to the source: interviewing some of the top-ranked riders in the world to find out what makes them tick. What can we learn from those who have been climbing the equestrian ladder and succeeding?

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One such rider is Laura Kraut, and I was amazed by the insights I heard from her. Here are four important lessons that Laura shared with me about what it takes to successfully perform in the show jumping arena.