Online Conference: Perspectives on Qualities and Characteristics of a Skilled Rider

What are the qualities and characteristics of a skilled rider?
Are some people born with them and others not? Can they be acquired through dedication and practice?
Do you understand the key attributes of a skilled rider in terms of your position, body control, awareness of the horse’s movement, quality and behavior? Do you know how to find your ‘flow’ and become your own best coach?
@Equitopia Center is holding a two-day conference on 21st and 22nd June with world-class speakers who will be exploring this topic in depth. As an affiliate, I can give you a whopping 50% discount on the 2-day ticket - just use my link and add the coupon code: Skilledriderconference2021 to get a 50%  discount!

This code is valid until 16th June - and you may access the recordings for 1 full year after the event


Online Courses


Coming Soon: The Confidence Clinic

A two part series delivered online looking at what confidence looks and feels like. The course gives you an opportunity to  develop greater confidence in yourself and your horse.

The course content includes human & equine psychology, neuroscientific considerations and developing your own tailor made confidence strategies.

For further information contact me through the contact box on the website or at

Have you ever felt that you’re not as far ahead in your horsemanship as you believe you should be or would like to be?

In this course, I explain how to train your mind and to reframe thoughts and experiences that may be blocking you from achieving your full potential.

Fear & Safety Course - Equitopia Center



This course: ‘Fear and Safety for Horse and Rider’ is based on the Equitopia virtual conference held in August 2020, where over two days, four experts looked at the complex issue of fear and safety  – each adding their unique insight to the topic based on their qualifications, expertise and experience.


This course is packed with essential information presented in a way which is accessible for everyone who rides or spends time with horses!

Magazine Articles 

Horsemanship Journal


Check out my articles in each edition of the Horsemanship Journal - I discuss all things psychology and horsemanship.

Link for Subscriptions:

Use the code HELENOH for 15% off a yearly subscription.

Online Blogs 

Natural Horseman Saddles 

The Twists and Turns on The Road To Resilience


Follow the link below to check out my recent blog with on building confidence and resilience at Natural Horseman Saddles.