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Mental Skills Training for Competitive Canine Handlers Seminar w/ Brenda Riemer, Ph. D.
June 10 & 11, 2023
How many times have you heard people say that the dog performs great in practice but not in the ring? What we don’t realize is that many times the performance of the dog is negatively affected by our ring nerves. The purpose of this seminar is to help people develop skills for controlling stress and increasing self-confidence for their chosen sport(s). All of these skills are applicable to equestrian competitors.
Brenda Riemer earned her PH.D. in Sport Psychology from Michigan State University in 1996. Since then, she has taught Sport Psychology at the college level and has worked with college and high school athletes. In addition, she has worked with top obedience competitors on their mental skills. Brenda’s current dogs include Sheltie, Judy, (who’ll be making her Novice debut soon), plus Dachshund, Zelda, CDX (working on her UD).
Brenda’s prior dogs have earned OTCHs, UDXs, OGMs as well as other obedience, rally and agility titles. Brenda’s spouse (also an AKC judge) with Golden Retrievers, has earned multiple OTCHs, UDXs, OGMs and placements at large national competitions, including the AKC Classic.
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