Plaidcast #109 with Carleton Brooks and Stephanie Danhkal

Plaidcast #109 with Carleton Brooks and Stephanie Danhkal

“I make sure that I know the course; I go over it a few times in my head. I kind of break it into parts. Usually, you know the typical hunter course, you have your first jump, and then you have a line, diagonal, and maybe another single jump. I will just break the...
Plaidcast #103 with Molly Ashe Cawley

Plaidcast #103 with Molly Ashe Cawley

“I don’t know anyone who doesn’t learn a lot by watching… Pick people that you want to be like or ride like and take the time to watch them… there is so much you can take from just watching the schooling area, which is even more educational [than the show...
Long Standing Student-Trainer relationship

Long Standing Student-Trainer relationship

What are the most important things you can do to keep your relationship with your trainer going strong? Perhaps you have an annual goals meeting. Or you make sure to let her know what you appreciated most at the end of a lesson. There are so many facets to a healthy,...
Plaidcast #96 with Kelli Cruciotti

Plaidcast #96 with Kelli Cruciotti

The Plaid Horse presents “Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. Today, Tonya welcomes grand prix rider Kelli Cruciotti, and answers a listener question on comparing yourself to your peers when they do something more advanced or prestigious than...
Plaidcast #92 with Jim Hagman

Plaidcast #92 with Jim Hagman

Today Tonya talks to Adrienne Sternlicht, top young show jumping rider who is heading to Tyron to compete in the World Equestrian Games. Plus, she answers a listener question about how to help keep your focus on yourself rather than your competition at a show. Listen...