3 Session Winter Clinic Series (Oxford, PA) 12/23, 12/30, 1/13
Our Winter Three Part Clinic Series is about to start!
Part I: Riding Fundamentals Sunday December 23rd
The focus of this clinic is to address the body language to facilitate better equitation, body control and more effective communication between horse and rider. Basic lateral work, rein back, suppling and gymnastic exercises will also be included. More advanced movements and techniques will be added for the more advanced students and horses as their proficiency and confidence allows.
The clinics that follow in the coming weeks will have the same rudimentary start for beginners but at the same time move participants towards a greater understanding of more complex exercises and technique. The Clinic Series culminates with Part 3 on January 6th with a seminar and clinic on Teaching The Flying Change.
Part II: Demystifying Lateral Work Sunday December 30th POSTPONED to 1/6/13
The focus of this clinic is improve the execution, precision and quality of your lateral work. Basic lateral work, suppling and gymnastic exercises will be included. More advanced exercises and techniques will be added for the more advanced students and horses as their proficiency and confidence allows.
This Clinic is the middle session of our 3 part series with culminates with a Seminar and Clinic on Teaching the Flying Change on January 13th.
Part III: Flying Change Seminar Sunday January 13th
First Demo Horse will start at 10AM.
The focus of this clinic is to discuss the techniques and execution of the Flying Change. A 'how-to' session will be included at the start of the day with lecture being given by Anne. Basic lateral work, suppling and gymnastic exercises will be included as part of the discussion. Various methods will be discussed and shown throughout the day.
This clinic is the culmination of the weeks leading up to this session, so it may behoove participants to sign up for the prior sessions. More advanced exercises and techniques will be added for the more advanced students and horses as their proficiency and confidence allows.
If demand warrants, we will repeat this schedule again in February 2013 to allow for additional participants and the sharing of knowledge before the start of the show season. These clinics build on the techniques discussed in the previous week's session, so it may be of value to attend all three.
More info and sign up link HERE.