Keeping your cool *rant* - Page 2 - The Horse Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #11 of 12 Old 10-06-2011, 04:35 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 791
• Horses: 0
I think you are putting too much pressure on yourself due to other people's comments about your abilities. Which isn't always a bad thing as it can be a superb motivator. What you must keep at the forefront of your thoughts is that everyone makes mistakes. Everyone. Even the people scoring you. School is a place to make mistakes and learn from them. When you make mistakes, you get valuable feedback that you can apply when it really counts! I know it is easy to get caught up with the grade, but in the long run, they really don't matter. What matters is that you learn the correct way and can apply those skills after the test!
Sahara is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #12 of 12 Old 10-06-2011, 04:54 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Posts: 4,806
• Horses: 1
I sort of have the reverse. I panic before hand and can't remember a thing and then when I have to do it I often do better than I thought I would. When I did showjumping I was always sure that I would forget the course, but I never did.

If it makes you that nervous don't do it. You could take up something like a timed event maybe, so you wouldn't feel judged. Or even something like endurance.
Saskia is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How are you guys keeping your horses cool? AbbeyCPA Horse Talk 19 07-23-2011 06:50 PM
Tips for keeping my boy cool? KatyLeah Horse Grooming 4 06-05-2011 07:48 PM
Keeping cool this summer MAFLgirl Horse Trailers 7 07-15-2010 11:17 AM
Keeping your horse cool Trails Trail Riding 6 05-17-2010 12:24 PM
Keeping Cool on Hot Weather Rides 7Ponies Horse Riding 18 06-06-2009 11:11 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome