Previous persons comment "The soccer guy is not faking I bet his hurt just as much as the little English jumper. And I bet neither did anything else that day." Umm not the point is the equestrian gets back on for another class. No how much it hurts.
Feeling powerless and being powerless are two very different things. As you take small steps towards your goal,s (no matter how you're feeling) you will discover that powerless is not who you are at all!