Seana Adamson

Seana Adamson

Ask the Equishrink: When Overprotection Becomes Anxiety

We all joke that we want to wrap our horses in bubble wrap — but today Seana Adamson, the “Equishrink,” answers a reader letter about overprotection becoming full-blown anxiety.

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Seana Adamson

Ask the Equishrink: Dealing With Fear & Anxiety

What do you do when you’re terrified of what you love?

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EquiShrink: Getting It Right

Seana Adamson, the Equishrink, is back with her psychology of riding column!

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Seana Adamson

Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: Eragon the Rocket

Seana Adamson is back with the latest installment of her rehabilitation adventures from her young horse’s major injury, describing a common fear: how to ride a powder-keg that feels ready to explode.

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Seana Adamson

Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: Reader Q&A

Seana shares her rehab schedule for readers’ benefit.

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Seana Adamson

Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: Four Months of Handwalking Later …

Seana Adamson is chronicling the rehabilitation of her rowdy young horse Eragon after a major injury. After a long writing hiatus, during which Seana and Eragon handwalked many miles, Seana is back with an update!

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Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: 5 Truths About Handwalking

The road to rehabbing a young, high-energy horse has not been easy, but it’s been informative: Seana Adamson follows up on last month’s adventure with five things she learned in the handwalking process.

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Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: Adventures in Handwalking

Seana Adamson, the “Equishrink,” is blogging the rehab process of her young horse’s serious injury. Today she tells the story of Eragon’s first handwalk in a photo essay!

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Seana Adamson

Ask the Equishrink: Staying Motivated

That horse-show adrenaline can help you perform at the top of your game … but what about when no one’s watching? Seana Adamson, Ph.D, USDF Gold Medalist and equestrian sport psychologist, shares some advice.

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Rehabbing Your Baby Dragon: The Second Month

Seana Adamson, the “Equishrink,” is facing one of her biggest equestrian challenges yet: rehabbing her young horse’s serious injury.

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Ask the Equishrink: Warm-Up Arena Anxiety

A chaotic warmup ring can be the cherry on top of an already stressful horse show sundae. Seana Adamson Ph.D, USDF Gold Medalist and equestrian sport psychologist, shares some advice.

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Ask the Equishrink: Should I Feel Guilty About Not Being as Serious a Rider as I Used to Be?

Seana Adamson Ph.D, USDF Gold Medalist and equestrian sport psychologist, fields a question about the mixed feelings that can arise from discovering that there’s more to life than horses.

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Ask the Equishrink: Got Panic? Part II

Seana Adamson Ph.D, USDF Gold Medalist and equestrian sport psychologist, continues her series on panic attacks: what they are, what triggers them, and how to deal.

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Ask the Equishrink: Why Sports Psychology for Equestrians?

We’re excited to introduce a new column by Seana Adamson Ph.D, a psychologist specializing in Sport Psychology for equestrians and USDF Gold Medalist.

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