What’s the one thing that changes EVERYTHING
when it comes to your relationship with your horse?

The ability to control your ENERGY.

The ability to control the ENERGY of your horse.

The ability to control the ENERGY of that RIDE.

Did you know that the challenges that you face as a rider-challenges like:

  • Fear,
  • Show performance,
  • Choking at the jump,
  • Frustration at the half pass, 
  • Losing confidence around that last barrel, or
  • Intimidation of wide open spaces


are often just symptoms of an underlying cause?

By only tackling the symptoms, you may be able to modify your actions and performance in the short-term,
but this approach fails to provide meaningful, long-term solutions.

So what are your options as a rider?

Become a MASTER of your ride!

Ok now don’t freak out on me! I am not suggesting you have to be a top level rider who competes and wins everything-not even close! What I AM talking about is becoming a master of YOU and YOUR RIDE!

Say what?

A master is someone who has the desire to continually learn, grown and develop into the best athletic rider that she can be. When you partner with me, Leah Hinnefeld, as your Equestrian Sports Performance Coach, we will examine who YOU ideally want to be and how YOU want to ride. Then we will together to devise a plan to achieve what you desire.

Even if your goal is just the pure enjoyment of riding, this system of coaching will help you to improve your relationship with your horse and your time in the saddle. Then the principles you discover will spill over into all areas of life!

Time management. Finances. Fitness and Nutrition. Work/Life/Home/Horse Balance (yikes!). As a competitive rider and horse owner of almost 40 years, believe me when I say I get the challenges that a rider faces. Challenges that can often go way beyond the demands of horseless people (and really what is the deal with those people, anyway?).

There are actually six different areas of life (also called stressors or influencers) that impact the energy you have available at any given time for any given task. These 6 stressors are:

  • Spiritual
  • Mental
  • Emotional
  • Physical
  • Social
  • Environmetal

What you may not realize is that each of these can be influencers on the energy you are bringing to the saddle. When one of these stressors is off, everything else suffers-from your relationships to your rides.

What Can You Do About It?

Invest in a system of coaching called COR.E Performance Dynamics. COR.E Performance Dynamics is an energetic and holistically based development program for mastery in sports and life.

The coaching process goes beyond traditional coaching to tackle the root cause of your challenges as a rider: your underlying thoughts and emotions. As a result, you can better connect your inner purpose and passion to your goals and strategies-zeroing in on what you really want and breaking through what’s holding you back.

In other words, when you partner with me as your coach, you increase your athletic and personal potential.

Energy Leadership™ Coaching

Equestrians are unique athletes. I can’t think of one horse owner or rider that would disagree with that statement! Horseback riding is the one athletic event that requires that athleticism of both human and animal. When it comes to sports performance, all equestrians have one very specific unique goal in common…an athletic partnership with the HORSE!

To achieve an athletic partnership, we have to develop ourselves mentally, physically and emotionally, but we also have to develop the mind, body emotions of our equine partner. The key to the successful development of our equine partner requires that we develop and manage our leadership skills.

>Enter into the coaching arena the process of Energy Leadership™. Energy Leadership™ is the process that develops a personally effective style of leadership that positively influences and changes not only yourself, but also those with whom you work and interact.

In other words Energy Leadership coaching is the process of making you a better leader for yourself and your equine partner.

The Athletic Rider Equestrian Sports Performance Coaching process is based on the principles found in both Core Energy and Energy Leadership Coaching.



The Coaching Package includes:

  • 3 one-on-one sessions each month, 50 minutes in length
  • Unlimited email support in-between sessions
  • Core Values Assessment to help identify possible sources of conflict and stress in your life
  • AIM SMART Goal Setting
  • Exercises/assignments to complete in between sessions to ensure continued development and growth
  • 2 Attitude/Energy Leadership Assessments (20 mins) & Debrief (90 minutes).

The Energy Leadership Index assessment reveals what specific filters you’ve developed and how those filters are influencing the results you are achieving.


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