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Improving your mental performance: Managing arousal levels

Improving your mental performance: Managing arousal levels

In part six of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on managing arousal levels....

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Improving your mental performance: Staying in the present

Improving your mental performance: Staying in the present

In part four of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on staying in the...

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Improving your mental performance: Self-belief

Improving your mental performance: Self-belief

In part three of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on self-belief. How can...

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Four ways to better riding

Four ways to better riding

Are there any riders among us who believe their bodies work as well as they should do? Whose...

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Dealing with pressure

Dealing with pressure

We take a look at how the pressure of competition impacts us all differently and offer some advice on how to deal with it

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Clean feeding

Clean feeding

Can you imagine the disappointment you’d feel after putting in your best performance at an event, only for...

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Getting every mark out of your dressage test

Getting every mark out of your dressage test

Hoping for more dressage and less stress this season? We find out where riders most commonly lose marks and what can be done about it

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Hannah Craft’s diary: Doing the right thing

Hannah Craft’s diary: Doing the right thing

British Eventing Ambassador Hannah Craft tells us the highs and lows of her season Back in January, I...

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Finding my horse: Unusual pairings

Finding my horse: Unusual pairings

Every story of how a horse found their human is unique, but some are truly special. Three riders tell us their unusual tales

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Improving your mental performance: Routines

Improving your mental performance: Routines

In part two of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on routines. Why are...

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Improving your mental performance: Control the controllables

Improving your mental performance: Control the controllables

In part five of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on controlling the controllables....

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Improving your mental performance: Goals and goal setting

Improving your mental performance: Goals and goal setting

In part one of our brain training series, mental performance coach Sally McGinn focuses on goals and goal...

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Training the eventer’s brain

Training the eventer’s brain

Many of us spend a lot of time focusing on the physical training of ourselves and our horses,...

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Rider jobs: All in a day’s work

Rider jobs: All in a day’s work

Never let it be said that event riders are stereotypical. Over the years, British Eventing Life has shone...

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