Eric Navat

Eric Navat

Eric Navet is featured in my next article for Practical Horseman Magazine – can’t wait for you all to read it! “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...
Find the Right Coach

Find the Right Coach

When, how and who to hire as a mental-skills professional “As you zipped along the highway going home from the barn today, you had some time to reflect on your riding. It was exciting and a little bit intimidating to realize that you feel ready to get some...
Plaidcast 61 – Stacia Madden, Cindra Kamphoff

Plaidcast 61 – Stacia Madden, Cindra Kamphoff

The Plaid Horse presents “Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. Today Tonya talks with top show jumping and equitation trainer Stacia Madden of Beacon Hill Show Stables about developing confidence, goal setting, and the preparation...
The Superpower called Self-Talk

The Superpower called Self-Talk

“We talk to ourselves all day long. We can’t go more than 11 seconds without saying something. It’s usually something harmless, but when it’s negative then you are undermining yourself. You need to learn to be aware enough to censor your own speech because those...