Book Review: The Zen of Horseriding by Ingrid Soren

The Zen of Horseriding┬áby Ingrid Soren takes a look into the mental component of horseriding from a unique perspective. The result is a book with many interesting insights into sports psychology in equestrian sports, which is sure to be of interest if you’re a thinking rider, riding coach, nervous rider or someone who likes stories of personal journeys with horses.

“How you approach the horse is a reflection of how you approach the world.”

The Zen of Horseriding follows the author as she embarks on two simultaneous journeys of discovery – one into the world of horse riding, the other into the world of Zen Buddhism. I really wasn’t sure what to expect from this book, as although I know quite a bit about horse riding, my experiences with Buddhism are quite limited. Continue reading