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Horses Inside Out Annual Conference 2015

TRAINING, THERAPY AND PERFORMANCE

Training Therapy and PerformanceSaturday 28th February and Sunday 1st March 2015

at the Ettington Chase Hotel, Warwickshire CV37 7NZ
and Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire CV35 9BP

With Christopher Bartle, Adam Kemp and Matt Frost,
Sylvia Loch, Dr Kathryn Nankervis, Dr Colin Roberts,
Dr David Marlin, Lee Clark, David Newbound, Graham Cross and Gillian Higgins

Horses Inside Out Conferences have an international reputation for attracting world leading top quality speakers and providing exceptional customer service in an easily accessible, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.  


Conference Overview

Bringing together a leading vet, scientist, therapist, therapy researcher, leading Olympic trainer and successful international dressage duo, this conference provides a platform for up to date research into various aspects of equine science and therapy modalities as well as learning about successful training systems. With topics that can be applied to welfare management and training of horses from every discipline there is something for everyone.


Who is the conference aimed at?

Set in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside, this conference is of interest to riders, equine vets, therapists, coaches, equine professionals, saddle fitters, hoof care professionals, instructors, students, competitors and anyone interested in providing exceptional training and management of the horse.


Why attend?
The athletic horse is being pushed to his physiological limits. It is incumbent on us to arm ourselves with as much information as we can in every aspect of welfare, management and training methods. Prevention is better than cure and this conference provides the opportunity to learn about preventative as well as rehabilitative therapy techniques, put in place a well thought out proven training programme backed up by sound scientific research, have the opportunity to debate with other like minded people and expand networking opportunities.


Timetable

Saturday 28th February 2015 at the Ettington Chase Hotel, Warwickshire CV37 7NZ

0800 – 0845

Registration

Coffee and Pastries

0850 – 0900

Gillian Higgins

Welcome

0900 – 0930

Gillian Higgins

Introduction to Training and Therapy for Performance

0930 – 1045

Dr Kathryn Nankervis

Exercise for the Purpose of Rehabilitation

1045 - 1100

Dr Kathryn Nankervis

Questions and Discussion

1100 – 1140

Break

Tea, Coffee and Biscuits

1140 – 1225

Dr Colin Roberts

Anatomical Limitations of the Respiratory and Cardiovascular Systems.
Why are there So Many Bleeding Race horses!?

1225 – 1245

Dr Colin Roberts

Questions and Discussion

1245 – 1400

Lunch

Dining Hall

1400 – 1445

Dr Colin Roberts

The Use of Drugs in Competition Horses

1445 – 1500

Dr Colin Roberts

Questions and Discussion

1500 – 1540

Break

Tea, Coffee and Biscuits

1540 – 1630

Dr David Marlin

The Science of Training for Health and Performance

1630 – 1645

David Newbound

Changing the Rider to Improve the Horse

1645 – 1650 Graham Cross Revealing True Bit Action

1645 – 1725

All Speakers

Panel Session

1725 – 1730

Gillian Higgins

Summary and Close

1730

Bar Open

1930 Dinner  

2030

Sylvia Loch

After Dinner Speech:
My Horses - My Destiny

Sunday 1st March 2015 at Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire CV35 9BP

0800 – 0850

Registration

Coffee and Pastries

0850 – 0900

Gillian Higgins

Welcome

0900 – 1000

Christopher Bartle

Polework for Improved Performance with the young horse

1000 – 1050

Christopher Bartle

Advanced Jumping Training for Improved Performance

1050 - 1100

Christopher Bartle

Questions and Discussion

1100 – 1140

Break

Tea, Coffee and Biscuits

1140 – 1230

Lee Clark

Kinesio Taping for Horses and Riders

1130 - 1245 Lee Clark Questions and Discussion

1245 - 1400

Lunch

Dining Hall

1400 -1450

Adam Kemp and
Matt Frost

Training Related Performance

1450 – 1500

Adam Kemp and Matt Frost

Questions and Discussion

1500 – 1540

Break

Tea, Coffee and Biscuits

1540 – 1645

Adam Kemp and Matt Frost

Performance Related Training!

1645 – 1700

Gillian Higgins

Summary and Close

Notes:

  • Tea, coffee and lunch is included.
  • Trade and presentation stands.
  • Scientific poster presentation area.
  • The Bar will be open following the conference on Saturday from 5.30pm onwards.
  • The Saturday conference dinner will be held at the Ettington Chase Hotel.
  • Certificates of participation will be issued.

    Prices:

     

    Price on and after
    1st November 2014

    Day 1

    £ 195

    Day 2

    £ 195

    Both

    £ 350

    Evening Dinner

    £29.50

    Prices include VAT

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    The Speakers


    Chris Bartle FBHSChristopher Bartle is currently the National Coach to the German Olympic Three Day Event Team and Managing Director of the Yorkshire Riding Centre where he teaches both professional and less experienced riders. Chris was originally trained by his mother and the renowned Hans von Blixen-Finecke, Gold Medalist at the Helsinki Olympics in 1952. After leaving university Chris briefly became an amateur jockey. He has competed very successfully internationally in both Dressage and Three Day Eventing winning Badminton with Word Perfect in 1998. He was Dressage Trainer to British Olympic Three Day Event team in Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 and was awarded an Honorary. Fellowship of the British Horse Society in 2001, His principles of training are based on the principles of anatomy and biomechanics and are outlined in his book Training the Sports Horse.

    Lee ClarkLee Clark graduated from the University of Teeside with a BSc Honours Degree in Physiotherapy in 1997. He went on to qualify as an Animal Physiotherapist in 1999. He now divides his time between treating riders and horses. Lee firmly believes riders’ pain, restriction of movement, weakness or asymmetry can effect the horse. This can cause performance problems and even lameness in severe longstanding conditions. In 2001 Lee completed a 2 Year Post-Graduate course in Manual Therapy (Musculoskeletal injuries) and Sports Injuries. Since then he has completed many other courses, relating to Acupuncture, Laser Therapy and Osteopathic Manipulation. In 2010 Lee was appointed 'Official Great Britain Team Physiotherapist' with the Equestrian Endurance Squad. He also provided physiotherapy services at the 2012 Olympics. In 2013 he became 1 of only 3 Certified Equine Kinesio Instructors in the world.

    Matt FrostMatt Frost started riding at the age of 6 at his local riding school near Bristol. Throughout his formative years he worked at various competition yards where he turned his hand to  anything with the horses he had the opportunity to ride.  Having completed his A-levels Matt worked full time at the Isolde Stud, He also completed his Equine Dentistry education in America. In 2000 he moved to Denmark and decided to become a professional dressage rider.  Returning to the UK he worked at the Nibeley Stud backing, training, and successfully competing their young horses.  He was also training with Carl Hester. In 2005 Matt and Adam Kemp joined forces professionally. Since then they have been a force to reckon with – notching up countless Regional titles, and 6 National titles.  Matt has represented Great Britain and was placed at International CDI level in 2008 - 2011.

    Dr Graham Cross is the Technical Director of Neue Schule Ltd. and a Senior Lecturer at Durham University. He is an amateur rider who has competed at lower level affiliated dressage and show jumping. Dr Cross will be revealing the true action of the bit with a dynamic force gauge system for the bridle.

    Gillian HigginsGillian Higgins is an equine physical therapist, functional anatomist, biomechanist, author and anatomical artist with a special interest in assessing movement, compensation patterns and designing exercise programmes for posture, rehabilitation and maintenance. In 2007 Gillian founded Horses Inside Out to bring the latest scientific research to riders, trainers, therapists and other equine professionals to show how understanding equine anatomy and biomechanics can improve welfare, performance and reduce the risk of injury. Gillian runs biomechanics, dissection, and CPD courses for professionals well as anatomical painting, massage, stretching and video based courses for horse owners both in the UK and abroad. On a personal note Gillian owns two horses is a BHS Senior Coach and has evented up to advanced level.  She has published several books and DVD’s.

    Adam KempAdam Kemp, at just 16, was offered a scholarship at Talland where he trained under Molly Sivewright and Pammy Hutton. He became a Fellow of the British Horse Society in 1995. His knowledge of horse care and stable management is hard to rival. Adam’s competitive riding career began in eventing where he rode successfully up to advanced level and at three day events. As a dressage rider, he has won National titles, competed many times internationally, and has won and been placed at every level including International Grand Prix.  He is highly regarded as a dressage and competition coach for dressage riders of all levels as well as both senior and junior event riders for the dressage phase.  

    Sylvia LochSylvia Loch started riding at 8. Today she is a world renowned rider, coach, prolific author and leader in the field of Classical Dressage. She has packed an unbelievable amount into her long, varied and interesting career.  She has taught Classical Dressage all over the world and is founder of the Classical Dressage Group and the Lusitano breed society of Great Britain. She was Woman of the year in 1995 and has had a private audience with the Queen and Queen Mother on the subjects of Classical Dressage and the Lusitano Horse. She has presented and many major dressage events, the last being the 2013 dressage forum hosted by Carl Hester and Richard Davison. To list any more of her numerous achievements would only detract from her after dinner speech. Come and be entertained. Visit her website www.classicalriding.co.uk.

    Dr David MarlinDr David Marlin is Sports Science consultant to the British Equestrian Federation, member of the editorial board of the Equine Veterinary Journal, member of the Specialists Consultants Board for Equine Veterinary Education, author of  Equine Exercise Physiology, Visiting Professor in Respiratory and Cardiovascular Physiology at the University of Bristol, member of the Animal Science Group of the UK Biosciences Federation, representation of the UK in Brussels on issues relating to the use of animals in research, Visiting Professor at Nottingham Trent University and Board Member of the International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology, He is also jointly leading the FEI Initiative for Welfare in Endurance and consulting for the International League for the Protection of Horses on welfare issues related to transport of horses in Europe. His main areas of professional interest are respiratory function in man and other animals in health and disease with special focus on asthma, thermoregulation and general exercise physiology.

    Dr Kathryn NanvervisDr Kathryn Nankervis studied Physiological Sciences at Newcastle University and Equine Science at Aberystwyth University. Kathryn currently oversees the Equine Therapy Centre which she set up at Hartpury College in 1999  as well as lecturing on equine therapy and exercise physiology at Post Graduate level and  contributing to the MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy programme based at Hartpury College.  In 2005 she received the Certificate in Veterinary Practice Management awarded by the Veterinary Practice Managers Association. She is co-author of ‘Equine Exercise Physiology’ (Blackwell Publishing) along with Dr. David Marlin. Kathryn’s current research projects are with European Technology for Business Ltd, Zamar and the Animal Health Trust.  She enjoys competing, mainly in dressage and tries to practice what she preaches by staying fit enough to run the odd half marathon.

    David NewboundDavid Newbound is a Senior Partner at the company Back In Action & The Back Shop, and is also the Product Developer and Head Consultant for The Mobiliser ™ System. Back in Action is owned and run with passion by David Newbound, an engineer who was debilitated by a neck injury in 1982. When he discovered that there were alternatives to the pain he had been suffering every day, he started Back in Action to make them available to a wider public. His partner Linda supplies the aesthetic sense, but nowadays it is the staff and their dedication that are the core of the business.

    Dr Colin RobertsDr Colin Roberts' professional areas of interest include equine internal medicine, disorders of the equine upper airway, equine welfare and performance-related disorders. After graduating from the University of Bristol Veterinary School he obtained the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Equine Internal Medicine. In 1987 he joined the Physiology Unit of the Animal Health Trust and in 1993 became a RCVS Recognised Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine In 1995 he was awarded a PhD for a thesis entitled 'Aspects of respiratory function during exercise in the Thoroughbred horse in health and disease'. As a Senior Scientist in the Centre for Equine Studies of the Animal Health Trust he was responsible for the clinical treadmill exercise testing programme as well as being engaged in research in the field of equine respiratory function and disease. From 2001 to 2006 he was a member of the equine clinical team in the Department of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Cambridge. Since 2007 he has been an independent consultant in equine veterinary matters and he is an Affiliated Lecturer in Veterinary Anatomy in the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience. He is a member of both the Veterinary Advisory Committee and the Scientific Advisory Group of the British Equestrian Federation, a consultant in equine internal medicine to the Animal Health Trust at Newmarket and a member of the Federation Equestre Internationale's Medication Control Panel. In 2012, he became a Fellow of the Society of Biology. He is an author on over ninety scientific papers and has acted as a treating veterinarian at many top-level horseracing, show jumping and eventing competitions. Colin was appointed to lead the Equine Meiciation Control Team for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Greenwich Park. He has competed in point-to-pointing, show jumping, dressage and hunter trials.


    About Warwickshire:

    The 2015 Horses Inside Out conference will take place in Ettington and Moreton Morrell in the beautiful Warwickshire countryside close to the historic town of Stratford on Avon. This area is  ideally placed for exploring Shakespeare country and the North Cotswolds as well as Warwick Castle.  Centrally located, the Ettington Chase Hotel and Conference Centre is easily accessible by road, rail and plane. If you are considering coming to the conference and would like to bring friends or family, this is an ideal location for a weekend away.

    For directions visit  http://www.ettingtonchasehotel.co.uk/location/


    Places to stay:

    Ettington Chase Hotel: A negotiated rate has been set up with the Ettington Chase of £75.00 for single occupancy Bed and Breakfast. Whilst you may occasionally find a cheaper rate or special offer online which is likely to be a pre-paid, non-refundable rate, the negotiated rate is flexible with a 2pm on the day of arrival cancellation policy and is also guaranteed if the hotel sells at a higher rate online.

    Please book directly with the hotel. +44 (0) 01789 740000
    The address of the hotel is:
    Ettington Chase, Banbury Road, Ettington, Stratford-Upon-Avon, CV37 7NZ

    For alternate accommodation we suggest you visit www.laterooms.com

    The second day will take place at Moreton Morrell Equestrian Centre CV35 9BL, a distance of 5.9 miles


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