Tag: sport psychology

  • It’s the Season to Grow Your Riding Confidence!

    It’s the Season to Grow Your Riding Confidence!

    The changing of the seasons always turns the focus from this year to next. What have we learned in the past few months? What can we do to reach the next level of achievement, whether that is a training goal or one in the show ring? How can we improve ourselves? Improve our horses? Pro-athlete […]

  • Our Friend Jane Savoie

    Our Friend Jane Savoie

    I first met Jane Savoie when I was 19. I was home from college and looking for a horse job to counter the nights I spent waitressing. Jane needed a groom. She had Eastwood, aka “Woody,” then–a big chestnut with lots of chrome. It was a long time ago but certain moments are still incredibly […]

  • The 5 Best Horse-E-Books to Read This Summer

    The 5 Best Horse-E-Books to Read This Summer

    As we roll toward a summer that promises to be a bit less social than what we might be used to, having some good reading material lined up is going to be HUGE. If you love to ride or are just crazy about horses, we have 5 great equestrian eBooks to recommend.   1  IN […]

  • Shrink the Size of Your “But”

    Shrink the Size of Your “But”

      In January, it always feels like everyone is at the gym or on a cleanse or giving up sugar and alcohol in order to meet one resolution or another. For those of you interested in improving your inside as much as your outside, check out these recommendations for learning to tell the difference between […]

  • Like Audiobooks? Here’s a Great One for Riders!

    Like Audiobooks? Here’s a Great One for Riders!

    TSB is proud to release our first audiobook with one of our original bestselling authors: IT’S NOT JUST ABOUT THE RIBBONS, written and read by renowned rider, coach, and motivational speaker Jane Savoie, is now available from the TSB online bookstore! We know horse people lead busy lives, often juggling work, family, and riding, so […]

  • Develop Riding Focus with the How Come Trick

    Develop Riding Focus with the How Come Trick

    I don’t know about you, but we can always use a trick or two to get our horse lives (and the rest of our lives) in order. That means get our wheels on straight and our head in the game (and the dishes done, maybe, too, to boot). Lucky for us, we have equestrian sport […]

  • Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    Your Brain on Stress: The Rider’s Fight-or-Flight Response

    “We humans like to view ourselves as rational creatures who make reasoned, logical decisions and choices,” says Andrea Waldo in her bestselling book BRAIN TRAINING FOR RIDERS. A former psychotherapist who now focuses on her training business and riding students, Waldo tells it how it is when it comes to managing our brain and stress. […]

  • Clowns, Gray Hair, and Ice Cream: Coach Daniel Stewart Gets Honest About Equestrian Athletes…and Everything Else

    Clowns, Gray Hair, and Ice Cream: Coach Daniel Stewart Gets Honest About Equestrian Athletes…and Everything Else

    Coach Daniel Stewart is an enthusiastic force of positivity that makes you smile even when you’re in the middle of getting your riding butt kicked into gear. His mental and physical training techniques have helped boost equestrians from mediocre to masterful all over the globe. At TSB, we’ve been lucky to work with Coach Stewart […]

  • 3 Ways to Develop a Strong Showing Mindset

    3 Ways to Develop a Strong Showing Mindset

    Ah, show day! The delightful mix of butterflies and caffeine churning within as you rise with the sun. The bustling activity on the grounds as horses are fed, walked, and bathed. The knowledge that at some point in the very near future, you will stand before the masses and be judged… Sure, there are any […]

  • If Santa Drove a Team of Horses…

      If Santa drove a team of horses, he’d need them completely spook-free. He’d give them a course called Bombproof Your Horse to make them as brave as can be.   If Santa drove a team of horses, they’d have to be ready and willing. Over, Under, and Through with the moon full or new (and […]