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What is Easy and What is Hard?

28/08/2017 by Tanja Mitton, www.tanjamitton.com

Things are neither easy nor hard; they are just the way we perceive them.

It is commonly accepted the things we are good at are considered easy, while the things we are not so good at or haven’t mastered yet are considered hard.

I would like to challenge this belief. 

Take a moment and think back to the time when you first learned how to ride. Remember the time you were on a lead rein as a little kid or just managing your first trot by yourself. Can you remember that time?

Then, do you remember how you felt about riding by yourself, and even trotting and cantering in the arena or on the trail ride. Did you perceive this new experience as hard?