Eric Navet is featured in my next article for Practical Horseman Magazine
“I think one mistake people make is to try to go faster than the other people [in the class]… Don’t try to do better than the others, do the best you can on your horse in the moment. When it’s done, whether you win or you’re third or fifth, you’ve done your job. It’s a competition about yourself and your horse, not so much the others.” – Eric Navet ?In the September issue @practicalhorseman I chat with show jumping legend Eric Navet ??@pomponioranch about his mental approach to the sport. It’s full of unique insights based on his amazing experiences – and it was such an inspiring conversation!
“When I was lucky enough to be in the changing horse final in the world games in Stockholm in 1990, I got to ride Gem Twist and Milton — they were horse legends of our sport. What I wanted was to enjoy the moment, I didn’t want to waste it due to the pressure or the fear of the result…”
Read about how Eric successfully handled the pressure and how you can use a similar approach… click here