Is your mindset holding you back?

From our first time in the saddle, we learn how our bodies influence our horses. But, a truly successful riding partnership begins by understanding your mindset.

As a rider, your mindset has a massive influence every time you ride. Negative self-talk effects riders of all levels — often, we don’t even realise we’re doing it.

Doubt, guilt, fear and other emotions, including those beyond our conscious awareness, will, inevitably, create the outcome: a good ride or a bad one.

However, with Ben Netterfield, Australia’s Dare To Coach, you can change your outcome.


Ben Netterfield
Australia’s Dare to Coach

A mindset and riding coach, Ben works with intermediate to experienced riders throughout New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory and Victoria who want to re-create their mindset.

From competitive riders to those with low confidence, anxiety or trauma, Ben empowers his clients to re-shape their patterns of thinking; developing problem-solving skills and instilling renewed confidence to enable them to improve their abilities and achieve their goals.


Based in Stirling, ACT, Ben offers private and semi-private lessons within one hour of Canberra. Group bookings are also available upon request if further travel is required.

One-on-One Coaching

A qualified leadership coach, Ben supports leisure and competitive riders in NSW, ACT and VIC to overcome conflict with tailored, one-on-one mindset coaching programs. For those further afield, online coaching is available.


In high demand as a clinician, Ben regularly travels throughout Australia’s eastern states to run showjumping and mindset clinics. To view his upcoming clinics, click here.


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