• Alison Lincoln

Be Your Own Equine Sports Coach




Equine Sports Coaching was published in 2008 and now (thanks to Covid) I've finally got round to writing the follow up. Here's a sneak preview of the content of the new book 'Be Your Own Equine Sports Coach', due out Feb 2022:


PART ONE: THE RIDER AS AN ATHLETE

1 The Inner Game – making sports psychology work for you

2 Understanding human peak performance

3 What limits a rider’s performance?

4 Becoming an independent learner and committing to continuous improvement


PART TWO: THE HORSE AS AN ATHLETE

5 Response to exercise and training

6 General Training Principles

7 Evaluating health and fitness

8 What limits a horse’s performance?

9 Biomechanical demands of horse sport

10 Adapting your training and competing in extreme weather

11 Feeding for performance


PART THREE: BUILDING A SYSTEM FOR LONG TERM SUCCESS

12 Training and conditioning programmes

13 Analysing your performance

14 Authentic leadership