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Welcome to the workshops for the 2017 Horses Inside Out Australia Tour



Posture and Movement Clinic WA

Do you really understand how your horses posture affects their performance?
Good posture is the key to a healthy, sound and successful horse. But how do you know if your horse has good posture, and how can you improve it?

Learning to assess posture and understanding how it influences the horses movement and therefore performance is the first step to a long and successful relationship.

Do you understand the anatomical implications of poor posture?

Can you assess posture in the static and dynamic horse?

Do you understand the relationship between posture and movement?

Do you know what techniques should be employed to improve posture and movement?

If you answered no to any of these then this a workshop for you! Aimed at everyone from the pleasure horse rider to the professional competitor and everyone else who assists along the way such as trainers, therapists, saddle fitters, farriers and more! Gillian presents this workshop in a way that is easy to understand and easy to apply with a combination of theory and practical skills.

This two day course will include classroom and practical session and cover:
Posture and the Effect of Riding (classroom session)
Assessing Posture (classroom session)
Assessing Posture Practical Session 
Improving Posture (In hand - practical session)
Assessing Movement (Classroom)
Effect of Posture on Movement (Classroom)
Assessing Movement (Practical)
Assessing and Improving Ridden Posture and Movement (Practical)


Date: 1st & 2nd November 2017
Venue: Brookleigh Equestrian Estate
Time: 9:30-4:30
Cost: $595 or $495 for ETAA members
Morning & Afternoon tea provided

$495
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Musculoskeletal Testing & Techniques


A must for anyone working in the field of Equine Therapy.

This course is suitable for qualified therapists from all disciplines wishing to revise techniques or explore new ones to add to their toolbox. It is a mix of theory, practical demonstrations and small group hands on practical sessions. 

It also provides the opportunity to network, share information and discuss interesting or challenging cases with other practitioners in a relaxed and supportive environment. 

During this course Gillian will systematically examine joint anatomy, mobility and range of movement, assess flexibility versus stability, consider how practitioners can best protect their own musculoskeletal system and 
demonstrate a variety of advanced techniques to include:-
Passive and active joint mobilisations
Translations
The use of reflexes
Passive and active stretches
Rhythmic over pressure techniques
Balance tests and techniques

Date: 7th November 2017
Venue: Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga NSW
Times: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Contact: info@equinetherapies.net.au or Jessica Blackwell at info@equestricare.com.au
http://www.equinetherapies.net.au/page25.htm

$295
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Posture and Movement Clinic NSW

Posture is key to good health, performance and soundness. Insightful assessment of equine posture and movement is key to planning a strategy for improvement. On this course we will take a detailed and thorough look at the anatomical implications of good and poor posture, the difference between posture and conformation, how to assess posture in the static, moving and ridden horse, the relationship between posture and movement, techniques for improving improve posture and movement and much more…

Who is this Course Aimed At?
This course is aimed at anyone wishing to learn more about how to assess horses. This course will particularly be useful for coaches and judges from all disciplines, therapists, hoof care professionals, saddler professionals, dressage riders, and in fact anyone wishing to improve and understand posture and movement

This one day course will include classroom and practical session and cover:
Posture and the Effect of Riding (classroom session)
Assessing Posture (classroom session)
Assessing Posture Practical Session 
Improving Posture (In hand - practical session)


Date: 8th November 2017
Venue: Charles Sturt University Wagga Wagga, NSW
Time: 9:30-4:30
Cost: $295
Morning & Afternoon tea provided

$295
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Evening Extravaganza NSW

A Not to be Missed Event!!

A fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and biomechanics from an anatomical perspective.

This evening demonstration will use a combination of theory and live painted horses to look at the Skeletal & Muscular systems of the horse as well as how they move.

Topics covered include:
The Skeletal System 
• The spine and back
• Posture
• How positioning of head and neck affects the back
• Anatomical saddle fit
• Lumbar soreness
The Muscular System 
• Muscle chains
• Different types of muscle contraction
• How the horse carries the weight of the rider
How the Horse Moves
• Creating movement
• The paces
• How the horse bends, works in an outline and carries a rider.

This demonstration is suitable for anyone who is passionate about horses. no prior anatomical knowledge required.

Cost: $60 pre booked tickets or $75 at door if still available

$50 ETAA Members


Date: Fri  10th November 
Venue: Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga
Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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Cancellation Policy Fees are non refundable, but 100% transferrable

$60
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Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics QLD

A Practical look at Applied Biomechanics, Movement, Posture, Skeletal Maturity, Training, Dressage, Jumping, Position, Therapy, Saddle-fit, Assessment and Asymmetry.

This course will look at practical aspects of applied biomechanics and anatomical principles of movement related to the horse. It will take an in depth look at the structure and function of the equine body and relate it to way of going. The course is illustrated with wonderful slow motion video of painted horses showing exactly what is happening under the skin as well as live painted horses. 

There will be plenty of discussion and hands on participation. The course is a mix of theory and practical observation. 

It is of interest to riders, therapists, saddlers, farriers - in fact anyone who would like to appreciate the relevance of applied anatomy and biomechanics to how the horse moves. 

Date: 14th & 15th Nov 2017
Venue: Dalson park, Slacks Creek QLD
Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Cost - $595 inc gst Tea/Coffee/Morning & Afternoon Tea Provided

$495
Options:


Evening Extravaganza QLD

A Not to be Missed Event!!

A fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and biomechanics from an anatomical perspective.

This evening demonstration will use a combination of theory and live painted horses to look at the Skeletal & Muscular systems of the horse as well as how they move.

Topics covered include:
The Skeletal System 
• The spine and back
• Posture
• How positioning of head and neck affects the back
• Anatomical saddle fit
• Lumbar soreness
The Muscular System 
• Muscle chains
• Different types of muscle contraction
• How the horse carries the weight of the rider
How the Horse Moves
• Creating movement
• The paces
• How the horse bends, works in an outline and carries a rider.

This demonstration is suitable for anyone who is passionate about horses. no prior anatomical knowledge required.

Bar will be open. Refreshments available

Cost: $60 pre booked tickets or $75 at door if still available
PCAWA and EWA members 25% discount
Date: Fri 17th november 2017
Venue: Dalson Park, Slacks Creek QLD
Time: 6pm - 9:30pm

$60
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HIO Package

Get the whole Horses Inside Out Experience 



  • Evening Extravaganza

  • Two Day Workshop

  • Dinner with Gillian Higgins

  • NEW Posture and Performance Book


Valued at $795 but available to ETAA members only for $695 inc postage.  Valid for all states

$695
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Posture and Performance

Hardcover

By Gillian Higgins

From the author of the hugely successful titles How Your Horse Moves and Horse Anatomy for Performance, comes a completely different training manual, also based on the Horses Inside Out philosophy: 'Understanding Anatomy Improves Performance and Reduces the Risk of Injury'. Divided into three main parts: Principles of Anatomical Riding and Training; Exercises for Horse and Rider; Troubleshooting, the book contains a wealth of practical tips and exercises broken down into easy to follow, well-illustrated steps showing how riders can improve their riding skills and potential. The author suggests ways to improve horses' physique, posture, flexibility, stability, core strength, performance and movement and how to reduce muscular and movement problems, and reduce the risk of injury. This beautifully illustrated book looks at how to deliver a safe, varied, fun, effective and achievable training programme. It provides all the ingredients for riders to make informed decisions to maximise their own and their horse's potential, gain more enjoyment, satisfaction and improve their skills

$49.95
(+ postage: $13.40)


Anatomy for Performance

Hardcover

Horse Anatomy for Performance" by Gillian Higgins

 Building on the success of How Your Horse Moves, it examines the anatomy of the 11 systems of the horse and explains how anatomy influences the way we manage, ride and train our horses.

Beautifully illustrated with new paintings and diagrams it really brings anatomy to life and clearly explains the importance, relevance and interaction between each of the anatomical systems relaying the information in a practical, clear easy to understand format.

Of interest to riders, therapists, students and indeed anyone with the best interest of the horse at heart it is visually appealing, original and easily understandable,

"Finally a book where you can learn how your horse ticks -inside out- and it is easy to understand and fun to read.A must for every serious equestrian."
Dr. W. Bechtolsheimer

$49.95
(+ postage: $13.60)


How Your Horse Moves

Softcover

By Gillian Higgins


Commissioned by the leading publishers David and Charles and written by popular request from riders, coaches, students and lecturers this long awaited book is now available.

Gain insight into how your horse works. 

  • Understand how bones and muscles work together to produce movement by seeing the musculoskeletal system painted on Freddie, Henry and friends.
  • Discover how correct riding and training can bring out the best in your horse – by seeing exactly what happens as he moves.

  • Learn how to  increase fitness, strength and balance.

 

  • Practical exercises and stretches demonstrate how you can improve suppleness, reduce the risk of injury develop a deeper rapport with your horse.
$39.95
(+ postage: $13.60)

Equestricare Equine Rehabilitation Techniques

This workshop is for Equestricare students and graduates and others on an eligibility basis.


It will look at musculoskeltal testing and techniques specifically aimed at rehabilitating horses from soft tissue issues.


Gillian will be tailoring this course specifically to the questions and issues that the students want addressed.


Saturday 4th November


Brookleigh Equestrian Estate 


9am - 5pm

$199
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