Performance success in the competitive equestrian world

What mental aspects make some riders more successful at competitions than others?

Psychological and physiological aspects can have a huge impact on the success of riders during competitions.

This study aimed to investigate Equestrian Sports Dynamics (motivation, coach-athlete relationship, self-efficacy and training- both physical and mental) of riders and the effect it had on their performance success.

Self-efficacy was defined as one’s beliefs about their own capability to produce designated levels of performance.


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