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Persuasive Speech: Why You Should Join The Equestrian Team

920 words - 4 pages

General Purpose: To persuade
Specific Purpose Statement: To persuade my audience that they should join the Equestrian Team.
Introduction
Attention Getter: There are so many activities you can participate in that relieve stress. Imagine a cathartic stress relieving sport where sport equipment is over 1,000 pounds with a mind of its own and your goal is to work as a team to fly over several obstacles. Well that is horseback riding.
Speaker Credibility: I, myself, have been riding horses most of my life and have been a member of the equestrian team for the past two years, so I was very interested in the health benefits discovered in a research study.
Relevance to Your Audience: ...view middle of the document...

(Florida, 2011)
The emotional symptoms of stress also hinder students’ success.
Many students suffer from depression, anger, or fear. (Florida, 2011)
Stressed students feel anxious and overwhelmed. (Florida, 2011)
Stress doesn’t just harm the mind, it hurts the body too.

Physical symptoms of stress can hurt student’s health, making it harder to do well in class.
Stress causes your body to be more prone to illness like colds. (Florida, 2011)
Stress also causes you to have tense muscles, headaches, high blood pressure, indigestion, and even ulcers. (Florida, 2011)
2. Being stressed also makes sleeping difficult so student’s struggle to stay awake in class. (Florida, 2011)

Directional Transition: Now that you know the many problems stress can cause to college students, let’s look at how horseback riding can provide student’s with relief.
Purdue students should join the equestrian team because it provides relief for both the physical and mental symptoms of stress.
Visual aid: Powerpoint illustrating what kind of riding Equestrian Team does.
A. Being in a team setting and learning new skills can relieve the mental symptoms of stress.
In a 2010 study by Sport England, a questionnaire found that 80% of people said that horseback riding provides them with many positive emotions and people are motivated to ride because of the sense of well-being they get from the horses. (British ,2010)
According to the horse specialist Dr. Ann Swinker, “The horse provides unconditional acceptance, as well as emotional support for person, and horses serve as both teachers and friends, and in both roles, positively impact the physical, mental and emotional well-being of people.” (Horse, 2013)
Being a part of a team gives student’s a sense of...

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