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Ask @erosenthal How do you keep focused when you are under stress? Do you have tips for getting over anxiety so you can properly ride?

Ask @erosenthal How do you keep focused when you are under stress? Do you have tips for getting over anxiety so you can properly ride?
@volleyball_ana_horses thanks so much🖤💓
(I hope it’s ok that I answered instead!)I find that just focusing on breathing really helps me. Also to reapeat what I am doing wrong, or chant it out loud in a rhythm that matches my breathing pattern. Finally another good thing you can do is ride bareback and just walk around letting your horse wander and you trust them.
If you get nervous when jumping count a rhythm like 1...2....3 etc. Or focus on your striding.
Hope this helps!!!