The Parbery Podcast

The Parbery Podcast

Hosted by: Performance Riders

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dissect a different 'Parberyism' each week, a concept gleaned from Brett's decades at the top of the sport of dressage.

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Episodes

Ep 10: The enemy of a flying change is a rider who wants to make a flying change

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'The enemy of a flying change is a rider who wants to make a flying change'. Let's dig into what happens when us riders get a little...
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Ep 9: Our job is to build the best version of our horses

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'Our job as riders is to create the best possible version of our horses'. What's the best version of your horse, and are you on the right...
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Ep 8: The voice inside your head should be your own

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'The voice inside your head should be your own'. You'll hear about the pitfalls of being over-coached or having too many different coaching...
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Ep 7: Exercises are for people, aids are for horses

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'Exercises are for people, aids are for horses'. You'll hear about the vital piece of the puzzle that turns an exercise into a valuable...
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Ep 6: You don't get better scores by competing more

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'You won't get better scores by competing more'. You'll hear about the disadvantages of competing 'too much', how there usually isn't a link...
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Ep 5: A head full of structure and a body full of feel

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'I'm aiming for a head full of structure and a body full of feel'. You'll hear about how Brett is creating a balance between riding with feel...
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Ep 4: The consequences aren't high enough at the lower levels

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – 'the consequences aren't high enough at the lower levels'. You'll hear about how winning at the lower levels doesn't equate to building a...
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Ep 3: Go crazy off the horse

Brett Parbery and Nat Foxon dig into another "Parberyism", this time it's – go crazy off the horse, not on the horse. The discussion covers dressage rider development including fitness, knowledge-building, skill...
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Ep 2: The best riders create time in the test

Dressage rider Brett Parbery and host Nat Foxon explore dressage concepts using a "Parberyism" that Brett has mentioned in his Performance Riders programs. In this episode the Parberyism is 'the best riders create...
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Ep 1: Nothing replaces time in this sport

In this inaugural episode of The Parbery Podcast, Brett and Nat dig into the Parberyism – nothing replaces time in this sport. Is time the most valuable element in dressage? Are we all in too much of a rush with our...
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