Two Steps Forward and…..

Two steps forward and one step back. That’s how it’s supposed to go. But what about those times when you  feel that you’ve taken two steps forward and two steps back and have made no progress at all. .  That is the circle I found myself in last week. My coach, Belinda Trussell, took a…

Ride! Ride! Ride!

I recently had the privilege of watching Christilot Boylen teach Belinda Trussell and Belinda’s assistant trainer Lynsey Rowan.  I say it is a privilege because both of these riders could say they preferred their lessons to be private.  But since I am  student of Belinda’s I was able to watch. Christilot is a seven time…

What is on the Other Side of Fear?

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”  This is a quote I read last week. It got me thinking. I was heading to a competition  and I decided it would be worthwhile to examine what “fear” meant to me. What were the sources of “fear” for me? Physical fear?  No. Despite the…