Dr Gerd Heuschmann, world renowned expert on equine biomechanics and author of “Tug of War- Classical versus Modern Dressage” and the film “If Horses could Speak” will be visiting the UK from the 31st August – 3rd September 2011. These days will present a unique opportunity to hear and observe Dr Heuschmann’s work and get a preview of his new book “Balancing Act – A way to become a responsible rider”.
Dr Heuschmann will present lectures and discussions regarding the biomechanics of the horse. The background of the classical riding principals are based on this biomechanical knowledge. The lectures and demos will be based around the following topics:
Venue: The Unicorn Trust, Stow on the Wold, GL54 1JZ
Day 1 – Wednesday 31st August (4.00pm – 8.00pm)
Lecture on the importance of understanding equine biomechanics and a section on bridle lameness followed by a question and answer session and a preview of Gerd’s new book.
Day 2 – Thursday 1st September (Lessons) 10.00am – 1.00pm
Demo & lecture in the arena with horses on “Understanding the balance of the horse”. 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Day 3 – Friday 2nd September (Lessons) 10.00am – 1.00pm
Demo & lecture in the arena with horses on “The rider forms the horse – Positive training to keep your horse sound and healthy”. 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Day 4 – Saturday 3rd September (Lessons) 10.00am – 1.00pm
Demo & lecture in the arena with horses on “A look at the stages of training from the young horse to advanced horse”. 2.00pm – 5.00pm
More information from Emily @ Equine Ethos:
Tickets can be ordered via Eventbrite:
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