About this course
What exactly are we going to cover?
Great question - and one harder to answer than it might seem as students influence where we stop and spend the most time -but here is the syllabus!
Planning and Goal Setting
Why do it, and what’s the difference between the two?
Making planning and goal setting work for you.
Strategies: Finding Motivation
It’s All in Your Head – brain research to help you
Developing Your Master Plan
First Stages of Goal Setting
Strategies: Goal Setting Templates
On Being Realistic
How does your horse life work for you? Self-evaluation and “the experts”
Record keeping: stage one
Strategies: Learning Styles and how you can use yours to benefit yourself
Dealing with disappointment
Managing when the learning opportunity doesn’t mesh with your style - being coachable
Record keeping: stage two
Strategies: Finding Calmness in adversity
Getting your riding issues under control
Showing success (even if it’s failure)
Change (what is it really good for?)
Strategies: Dealing with Stress and Nerves
Checking your goal development
Final tweaking of your master plan
Strategies: The Dunning-Kruger Effect and Flea Circuses