The full quote:
“Most people who ride at top level will say if they are not feeling butterflies before a big class, something is wrong. They’ve made friends with the energy and are able to use it in a positive way,” says Johnston. “They allow themselves to be passionate about wanting to do well.”
This was one of the mantras that did not work. Resonated beforehand. On the day, no effect at all.
Insomnia aggravated by failure of imagination.