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“What does conformation, muscling and way of moving tell you about the horse?”

16 Mar 2020


This course is aimed at all levels and will be very beneficial for those riding their own horses, preparing for BHS Stages Qualifications and developing new ideas for coaching and teaching. The content of the course will include: What does horse conformation tell you? What does the muscling and way of going tell you? How can your work programme be designed to assist both the horse and rider? What exercises can be achieved with just 4 poles and what will each exercise achieve?

Your presenter for the day is Carole Broad FBHS and Mark Robinson BHS Stage 5 Performance Coach

The plan for the day is to make it informative yet interactive. You will be hands on and encouraged to discuss your thoughts and opinions. This is how we all learn to improve and progress with or training.

This course will be of great benefit to those training their own horses and also to those who are coaching and teaching clients.

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The cost per person per day to include lunch is £40 or equivalent in euro.

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“What does conformation, muscling and way of moving tell you about the horse?”

What beneficial exercises can you achieve with just 4 Poles?”

09:30am Registration

10:00am Classroom Session
Discuss the conformation of the horse and common asymmetries and weaknesses.

11:00am Practical Session
Working with 3 horses and riders:-
Look at each horse’s conformation and identify any problems.
What are you looking for and how do you spot problems – what are the clues?
What training can take place to encourage correction, strengthening and a happier horse
and rider partnership.

12:30pm Lunch

1.30pm Practical Session (2)
Working with 3 horse and rider combinations look at exercises using 4 poles.
What is each exercise designed to achieve? Ideas for further progression of exercises.

3pm Day Review
Open discussion and further ideas



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