121 episodes

Sinead Halpin Maynard hosts intimate conversations with experts in the equestrian community to inspire, motivate, and educate. Sinead is a US 5* event rider with several top 10 finishes at the highest level of the sport including 3rd at KY and 2nd at Burghley.

Ride iQ is a membership that includes access to a private mobile app with 100s of listen-while-you-ride audio lessons taught by the world's best equestrian coaches. Doug Payne (top placed US event rider at Tokyo 2020) said, "Ride iQ is the most productive and efficient learning tool I've seen yet."

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Sinead Halpin Maynard hosts intimate conversations with experts in the equestrian community to inspire, motivate, and educate. Sinead is a US 5* event rider with several top 10 finishes at the highest level of the sport including 3rd at KY and 2nd at Burghley.

Ride iQ is a membership that includes access to a private mobile app with 100s of listen-while-you-ride audio lessons taught by the world's best equestrian coaches. Doug Payne (top placed US event rider at Tokyo 2020) said, "Ride iQ is the most productive and efficient learning tool I've seen yet."

✨ Start your free trial: Ride-iQ.com

    Riders Unscripted: Forgiving Yourself for the “Failed” Horses

    Riders Unscripted: Forgiving Yourself for the “Failed” Horses

    In this episode of Riders Unscripted, Natalie works through visualization exercises with one of her clients, who is feeling guilty about the horses in her past that have had soundness or health issues and fears that her current horse will have the same fate. They discuss the misunderstandings that were established in her childhood and how she can heal her younger self in order to find unconditional safety and love from within. Natalie guides her through an exercise to help her forgive unfortunate circumstances with past horses and understand that it is not her fault, so that she can show up for her current horse with presence and vulnerability.

    • 43 min
    Season 2 Finale, Episode 4: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

    Season 2 Finale, Episode 4: Finding Strength in Vulnerability

    This is the fourth and final session of Equestrian Mastermind with top riders Lauren Sprieser, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz, and Lehua Custer guided by transformational life coach Natalie Hummel. This episode was recorded on March 18th, 2024.

    Natalie prompts the group to talk about detaching their identity from the highs and lows of their ego. In the fourth episode, they discuss approaching situations from a place of unconditional belief in themselves and reflect on the improvements they’ve made through this process:

    • Discussing where each person identifies on a 1-10 scale of how conditional their ego is.
    • Learning to embrace negative thoughts and emotions so that they can come back to wholeness and complete tasks from an all-in place.
    • A visualization exercise that helps them approach their goals from a place where they are willing to feel everything and not make projections of the past or future.
    • Reflecting on everything they learned through this process and each person’s takeaways.

    Join Natalie, Lauren, Olivia, and Lehua in this exciting conversation on finding strength and wholeness in their vulnerability.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 3: Widening the Nervous System’s Window of Capacity

    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 3: Widening the Nervous System’s Window of Capacity

    This is the third session of Equestrian Mastermind with top riders Lauren Sprieser, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz, and Lehua Custer guided by transformational life coach Natalie Hummel. This episode was recorded on February 19th, 2024.

    Natalie prompts the group to talk about the avoidant strategies their nervous system uses in moments of high stress. In the third episode, they reflect on the mindset shift from the previous episode and discuss how they can widen their nervous system’s window of capacity to create peak performance:

    • How they have used the tools they’ve learned in previous sessions in the real world.
    • Myths about the practices that create peak performance.
    • A visualization exercise that helps them turn towards the feelings they avoid so that they can create a nervous system that can hold in the reality of competition.
    • Learning to stay present in a stressful competitive environment.

    Join Natalie, Lauren, Olivia, and Lehua in this exciting conversation on widening their nervous system’s window of capacity.

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 2: Forgiving the Misunderstandings

    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 2: Forgiving the Misunderstandings

    This is the second session of Equestrian Mastermind with top riders Lauren Sprieser, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz, and Lehua Custer guided by transformational life coach Natalie Hummel. This episode was recorded on January 22nd, 2024.
    Natalie prompts the group to talk about the visions they have for their career and what might stand in the way of their success. In the second episode, they reflect on mindset shifts from the previous episode and discuss experiences that may be subconsciously keeping them from achieving their goals. They talk through:

    • Any awareness about their ultimate goals after the first session.
    • A visualization exercise that helps each person reflect on a misunderstanding about themselves.
    • Creating safety from within by learning to forgive and undo subconscious misunderstandings.
    • Understanding the purpose of an ego and learning to see it in a positive light.

    Join Natalie, Lauren, Olivia, and Lehua in this exciting conversation on acknowledging and forgiving subconscious misunderstandings.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Riders Unscripted: Recovering From Burnout

    Riders Unscripted: Recovering From Burnout

    In this episode of Riders Unscripted, Natalie works through visualization exercises with one of her clients, who is dealing with show anxiety and burnout from working with horses. They discuss creating safety within the nervous system’s window of capacity so that she doesn’t feel a need to constantly prove herself and put others’ needs before her own. Natalie guides her through an exercise to help her face any resistance to feelings of inadequacy and anxiety so that she can improve her performance at shows and prioritize herself in everyday life.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 1: What's holding you back?

    Mastermind Season 2, Episode 1: What's holding you back?

    This is the first session of Equestrian Mastermind with top riders Lauren Sprieser, Olivia LaGoy-Weltz, and Lehua Custer guided by transformational life coach Natalie Hummel. This episode was recorded on December 4th, 2023.

    Natalie prompts the group to talk about the visions they have for their career and what might stand in the way of their success. In the first episode, they discuss various topics related to inner and outer goals and the steps they must take to achieve those goals:

    • What is their ultimate goal? Why is it important to them? Where are they in relation to that goal?
    • A realistic view of the challenges professionals face in their personal and professional lives.
    • A visualization exercise that gives clarity to what type of support each person needs.
    • Figuring out the next steps to get past any roadblocks and closer to a goal.

    Join Natalie, Lauren, Olivia, and Lehua in this exciting conversation on embracing pressure and tension.

    • 1 hr 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

AlexandraMcL ,

I look forward to the weekly episodes!

Sinead does a fantastic job chatting with top riders from around the world - creating an engaging dialogue that resonates with amateurs too! Love how open and transparent the guests are! I’ve learned so much for each episode and look forward to the weekly episode release!

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