It’s the journey, not the destination

Generally we are so focused on completing our long term goal that we do not give ourselves any credit for the work that we have put in and the things we have achieved working up to this point. We might have spent months practicing our flatwork and jumping techniques, going to training venues but if we do not get that clear round that we have been wanting for, at the show we have had planned for month then that is it, we talk ourselves down and think we may as well give up riding! But really we have probably come a long way since we first planned to go to the show in the training we have done. Which is why I like to make the point of always having a mini goal each time you ride, even if it is

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