Keeping Your Horse Dream Alive
By Keeping Your Horse Dream Alive
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This podcast is designed for horsemen and riders of all ages and disciplines. It covers a variety of horse-related issues including emergency planning in the event of a natural disaster, how to chose an instructor, the meaning of soft feel, the "mental game" and many more topics.
||CleanEpisode 11: Ego||Today we talk about how our egos can get in the way of advancing the partnership with our horses. Lyn emphasizes the importance of remaining humble, i.e. being open to the possibilities but also understand that we don’t need to have all the answers.||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Fear||Lyn discusses and provides perspective on two common types of fear which we can experience as horsemen: fear of the horse and fear of failure when others are watching us perform. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our background mu||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Consistency||Consistency is a lot more than doing the same thing every day at the same time. Lyn talks about the importance of consistency in small details when we work with our horses and uses the example of giving your horse an aid to walk off as an exercise in||12/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Messiness of Learning||Instead of being critical and judgmental of ourselves when we’re learning something new, Lyn recommends that we embrace, have fun, and view learning new skills as a positive experience. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our backg||12/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Importance of the Rider’s Seat||In this episode Lyn discusses the position and seat of the rider and its importance in maintaining the balance of the horse. (Thanks to the artist Krestovsky for “Litterbug” as our background music.)||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Choosing the Right Instructor for You||In this episode Lyn discusses several important things to look for in choosing the right instructor including considerations of safety and do they fit your personality. (Thanks to the band Krestovsky and their composition of “Litterbug” for the mus||11/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Respecting Personal Space and Use of Treats||Lyn discusses the importance of personal space between you and your horse. She also shares her philosophy on using treats with your horse. (Thanks to “Fascinating Earthbound Objects” for the musical background.)||11/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Soft Feel||What is “soft feel” and how might we get it? Lyn shares with us her concept of soft feel taking us to a new level of understanding horses and improving our horsemanship. (Thanks to Fascinating Earthbound Objects and his composition of “Elevato||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: The Mental Game||What role does the “mental game” play in your riding experience? In this episode, Lyn discusses the role of emotions when learning a new riding skill, the importance of visualizing your ride, and the value of setting realistic goals.||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Listening to Your Horse||Lyn shares her personal experience of the importance of listening to your horse. She gives us some practical advice on developing the skill set to recognize what our horses are telling us. (Thanks to “Fascinating Earthbound Objects” for the musical||8/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Thank you Joan and Lyn
This is a powerful and touching podcast. It’s shocking how thoroughly covered each topic is, in only 10 minutes. It would be great if they were done weekly and maybe once a month have a longer one. Thank you and please keep producing.