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Episode 192- Forward is a DIRECTION, not a speed.

Forward is a direction, not a speed. Why is this an important statement? As I coach riders, I often see horses who ...

Episode 191: Do you show up strong and clear for your horse?

In this episode, I outline three examples where I often see riders using ‘low’ energy to try to influence their horse. In ...

Episode 190: Doing less of a ‘bad thing’ won’t work.

Do you have a thought, that you are not aware of, that is holding you back? While this might seem like an ...

Episode 189-Why I teach with patterns…and how it isn’t about the pattern.

When I say that I ride the same pattern over and over again in training, the most common question is, “Doesn’t the ...

Episode 188: Moving faster or slower than your horse; physically and mentally

Are you willing to be out of sync with your horse to make progress? In this podcast, I talk about the idea ...

Episode 187: The backward cycle of learning; after, during, before

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just read a book or see a demonstration once…and just do the new thing with ...

Episode 186- Specific vs. non-specific riding

This podcast was recorded while I was on a long, ‘non’ specific ride. I categorize riding sessions into four different types to ...

Episode 185- How to determine if your self concept is slowing you down.

Self-concept is how you perceive your behaviors and abilities. It affects your motivation, attitude, and behavior. It is possible that your self ...

Episode 184-The benefits and challenges of learning to evaluate your ride

Have you developed the skill of evaluating your rides? The skill of evaluating yourself is highly valuable. It improves your ability to ...

I have structured my podcast in 'seasons' that focus on a particular subject. The last episode or two in a season are often focused on answering questions that people have asked about the subject.

Season 1 (episodes 1-11) covers the Riders Mind. Topics include fear, failure, goals, mindset, competency and more.

Season 2 (episodes 12-21) covers the Riders Body. Topics include riders aids, strength, flexibility, breaking habits, muscle memory, bareback riding and more.

Season 3 (episodes 22-34) covers the Horses Mind. Topics include underestimating your horse, how a horse asks questions, training routines, correcting behavior and more.

Season 4 (episodes 35-49) covers the Horse's Body. Topics include forward motion, teaching whoa, disengaging vs engaging, improving steering, hot horses and more.

Episode 50 is a special episode discussing work life balance.

Season 5 is focused on tack and equipment.

Season 6 is focused on how I put these techniques and ideas into use with my horses.

Season 7 is listener Q&A.

Season 8 is interviews with other equine professionals.

Season 9 is Trail Riding!

Season 10 topics are around the Riders Mind.

Season 11 is listener Q&A.

Season 12 is going to the next level, collection, maturity, etc.

Season 13 brings many concepts together discussing physical awareness, skill confidence vs self confidence, patterns, being awkward, etc.

Season 14 discusses life coaching principals, goal setting, and other riders mind issues.

Season 15 is listener Q&A.

Words from our Fans

About Stacy

Growing up, I shared a love of horses with my mother but neither of us knew what we were doing. Over the years we dealt with horses that wouldn’t load into trailers, wouldn’t pick up their leads and wouldn’t stand still to be mounted. I fell off more times than I could count and was bitten, stepped on and run away with before I was old enough to drive a car. There were many, many good times too. My favorite childhood memories all involve horses (and one ornery pony.)

It took me years to develop to the point where I became a successful competitor in a male-dominated industry. The beauty of this is that it proved that true strength is a mental game more than a physical one.

I believe in creating win-win-win relationships. I can show you how to reach your goals faster if you’re willing to put in the work. Whether you love trail riding, have goals of showing or would someday love to understand bridleless riding, I can show you the way.

…and yes I still clean stalls."


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