Synopses & Reviews
This follow-up to the bestselling sports-psychology title That Winning Feeling! is sure to interest riders of all styles and skill levels. Delving into the world of mental training, this reference explores the psychology of the rider both on horseback and in daily life. Specially commissioned watercolor illustrations and color photos complement the text, which prescribes solutions to the common fears and pessimism that riders experience in competition and ultimately improves the quality of life for both horse and rider.
By popular demand, Jane Savoie is back to share all the concepts and techniques that she's learned about mental training since writing That Winning Feeling! Readers will find plenty of new material to take them deeper into the world of mental training, as Savoie introduces and expands upon techniques like modeling, neuro-associative conditioning, visualization, role-playing, and relaxation. Practical application is demonstrated by countless anecdotes from stars and students alike, while deftly drawn cartoons and color photos make this book as entertaining as it is educational. Jane Savoie is a highly regarded dressage coach, trainer, and rider. She frequently appears across the U.S. speaking on the use of positive mind power in riding and in life. Her books include That Winning Feeling!, Cross-Train Your Horse, and More Cross-Training. She lives in Vermont and Florida.
Jane Savoie returns to share all the concepts and techniques she's learned about mental training since the publication of her best-selling That Winning Feeling!
About the Author
Jane Savoie is the author of Cross-Train Your Horse, More Cross-Training, and That Winning Feeling! She lives in Berlin, Vermont. Sally Swift is the acclaimed author of Centered Riding and Centered Riding II. She lives in Brattleboro, Vermont.