Marlies van Schelven: Your brain can be made

Your brain can be made: 6 tips to make good use of that motivationmental performance rider Written by Marlies van Schelven When you do something often, it will become a habit in time. That makes it’s easier for you, because you don’t have to think about it anymore. But it can also be difficult for […]

Cindy Ishoy: if you want the ribbon, you have to work harder

If you want the ribbon, you have to work harder This is such an inspiring story from Cindy Ishoy! It was great meeting Cindy and hearing her talk about training with Willi Schultheis, work ethic and her thoughts on Rien van der Schaft’s way of training. Cindy is one of Canada’s most successful international dressage riders. In […]

Four tips for making more progress in training

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Four tips for making more progress in training I sometimes wonder if there’s a better and faster way to improve yourself as a dressage rider. Can you, for example, improve your posture in a faster way? Or improve your seat by simply implementing a few tips? These questions led to a search about how we […]

6 reasons why we don’t achieve our goals

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6 reasons why we don’t achieve our goals Alright, you’ve set an ambitious goal. Perhaps you want to achieve the Advanced Level or Prix St. George. Or maybe it’s your goal to be able to ride a test with relaxation and not, like now, that you have to voluntarily end the dressage test because your […]