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Tips To Ride Well Under Pressure!

Frustrated that you never seem to ride at the shows or at a clinic like you can at home?

We as riders have long accepted the fact that you should expect to ride half as good at a show as you do when you are at home. It seem unrealistic to strive for higher than half. Although looking back I was lucky if I made it to half! Sometimes it felt like I barely knew how to ride….

We all know the reasons for why we don’t ride well:

Pressure at the show


Performance anxiety….blah, blah

I feel like I’ve known all of these points for years but somehow knowing this has never helped me conquer it. I’ve used some tools like breathing exercises which definitely help me slow myself down but I never seem to manage to be one of those riders who has nerves of steel. In fact,