Test Anxiety

Dealing with dressage test anxiety

Dealing with Dressage Test Anxiety

I was gratified recently to hear a former U.S. team rider tell of an experience early in her career. She was just riding in a field, practicing some movements, with all going well. Ok, she decided, I’ll run through the test. Suddenly her horse seemed to change, from loose and relaxed to stiff and tense.

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Six Steps to Calm Your Dressage Show Anxiety

Try this advice from Jane Karol, which includes proven methods for overcoming show anxiety to help you perform at your best.