International dressage rider Daniel Watson will deliver a day on lungeing and lateral work introducing exercises to improve the suppleness of horse and rider while working on balance, suppleness and impulsion. This day counts as CPD for Registered Instructors.
Daniel Watson, BHS SC, SE and International Dressage Rider
Daniel is a well known and respected rider and trainer who has represented Great Britain on a number of occasions, both in the UK and abroad. One of Daniel’s most recent career highlight came as being part of the winning British Dressage Team for the Nations Cup in Rotterdam 2013 with Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin and Gareth Hughes. Daniel is also the British Dressage Southern Chairman.
He started riding at the age of five and progressed to training full time by the age of sixteen. Daniel trains and competes a wide variety of horses from youngsters right through to those competing at Grand Prix level, and also has an keen interest in breeding.
Daniel is based at Fiddlers Green Stud in Kent.
9.30am Arrival, registration and coffee
10am Introduction and aims for the day
10.15am Lungeing the School Horse
11.15am Lungeing to develop rider suppleness
12pm Ridden exercises: the horse's movement and impact on the rider's balance
1.30pm Ridden exercises: starting lateral Work
2.15pm Ridden exercises: developing lateral Work
3pm Discussions and answers
Refreshments: Tea and coffee will be freely available throughout the day. Langshot EC have a restaurant which sells a variety of hot and cold food for lunch or you are welcome to bring a packed lunch.
Dress: The day will take place in the indoor arena so please wear suitably warm clothing according to weather conditions on the day.
Comfort: The indoor arena provides bench seating. If you require a bit of extra
padding please bring something comfortable to sit on.
Contact on the day: Claire McCaffery-Clarke - 07808 141073
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