24. February 2018 - 9:00
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SA Tarpeena (Mount Gambier) 4 Day Workshop | Kalimna Irish sport horse stud | Saturday, 24. February 2018

Conducted by professional horseman & clinician Ian Leighton, this 4 day clinic provides the opportunity to work extensively on the fundamental principles of good horsemanship, developing & expanding the skills necessary to train soft, willing and responsive horses with the safety and welfare of both horse and rider in mind, and provides a great opportunity to develop and refine your horsemanship skills.

Discover principles of in-hand and ridden softness and balance.

Improve forward movement, direction and engagement in a confident manner.

Learn training techniques to improve relaxation and performance.

Develop training of the green or young horse.

Address remedial or previous training issues.

Discussion and opportunity to work on both rider and horse problems or concerns.

Training that is applicable to any discipline or riding style – competitive or recreational.

“In order to perform and maintain physical and mental soundness through progressive training, horses need to work in a soft, supple, balanced, engaged, energetic and mentally focussed manner, and riders need to learn how to develop and just as importantly maintain it.”