Top Ten Tips For Coaching Youth Riders (Waite)

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Top Ten Tips For Coaching Youth Riders (Waite)

  1. 1. My Horse University and eXtension welcome you to this live Webcast.<br />Top Ten Tips<br />for<br />Coaching Youth Riders<br />Karen Waite, M.S.<br />Dept. of Animal Science<br />Michigan State University<br />Please note: This presentation is intended for users with high-speed internet connections. Unfortunately, we cannot offer support for dial-up users at this time.<br />
  2. 2. Meet the presenter:<br />Karen Waite, M.S.<br />Dept. of Animal Science<br />Michigan State University<br />
  3. 3. #10<br />Respect the<br />horse first!<br />
  4. 4. #9<br />Recognize that young people do not reap all of the positive benefits of equine experience by<br />“just doing it.”<br />
  5. 5. #8<br />Teach young people to be internally, rather than externally, motivated.<br /><ul><li> Goal setting
  6. 6. Skill attainment
  7. 7. “Baby steps”</li></li></ul><li>#7<br />Encourage young riders to seek out and be energized by challenges.<br />
  8. 8. #6<br />Help young riders see their development as a<br />controllable process, rather than a fixed quality.<br />
  9. 9. #5<br />Help young riders<br />learn to accept success and failure as part of the game.<br />
  10. 10. #4<br />Model the previously mentioned tips by continuing your own education.<br /><ul><li> Clinics
  11. 11. Instructor Certification
  12. 12. www.myhorseuniversity.com
  13. 13. www.extension.org/horse
  14. 14. Simplifying Successful Horsemanship!</li></li></ul><li>#3<br />Recognize and appreciate that everyone learns differently…<br />horses too!<br />
  15. 15. #2<br />Deliver positive, specific, contingent feedback to youth AND horses!<br />
  16. 16. #1<br />Make it<br />FUN!<br />
  17. 17. Thank you for attending this live web presentation!<br />For more information about <br />My Horse University and its online program,<br />Please visit us at:<br />www.myhorseuniversity.com<br />Contact us!<br />info@myhorseuniversity.com<br />www.myhorseuniversity.com<br />(517) 353-3123<br /> My Horse University is a national online program based at Michigan State University in partnership with eXtension and Equisearch.<br />

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