There has been a lot in the media recently about mental health and how social media has a negative impact on our mental health. This is because on social media we want to show how fantastic our lives are, rarely sharing the bad times but broadcasting the great times. Horse & Hound recently posted an article online looking into why horse riders are so susceptible to mental health issues and how big an issue this is in our industry.
This got me thinking about my voice in the Equine industry. I am really lucky that through EquiPepper and the hard work I have put into blogging over the past few years, I am able to reach a lot of people in the industry and with your help we could make a small difference.
At least once a month, I am going to write a blog post or social media post or a YouTube video about things what haven’t gone to plan. It could be a set back, a mistake I made or just sharing a bad day I have had. I will share this with the hashtag #HonestEquine in an effort to show the bad as well as a good.
I would love if all of you could take a moment to share a #HonestEquine moment you have had recently on social media too.