Why horsing around wins at wellbeing

We chatted to a group of young horse riders at a regional equestrian expo about how being with horses makes them feel, the highs and lows of competing and why these types of community events are important.

From getting some headspace to a sense of freedom, hear about why horsing around really does win at wellbeing.

Read the transcript.

It makes me feel like nothing else really matters, like that's all I have to concentrate on.

What can I do now?

  • We get it, horses aren’t for everyone. Check out this video to see a bunch of different places where these young people feel like they belong.

  • Hear how Flight Lieutenant Armstrong uses mindfulness to keep a clear head when he’s flying in high-pressure situations.

  • Read about how other young people look after their wellbeing on the ReachOut Forums.