Question # 265: I am a very timid person in general but my confidence was crushed last year due to a fall in the show jumping phase. I am now scared of oxers and I haven't jumped one since that show...
...(my horse chipped in due to my miscalculation. He jumped at the last minute and I did a flip over his head) Every time I jump now I get anxious and I think that the same scenario is going to replay. How can I boost my confidence again? (Marissa)
I am so sorry to hear about your fall! You are certainly not alone however, as most riders go through a significant confidence crisis at some point. What you need to do is... (Click on Question Title above (in blue) to read full answer)