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The Biomechanics of Trot - On-Demand Webinar

Trot is a symmetrical gait, which makes it great for assessing soundness. This webinar looks in detail at the biomechanics of trot and study the difference between different types of trot from collected to extended.

Gillian also looks at variations and problems within the gait including lameness, diagonal dissociation, asymmetry, and straightness issues. 

Illustrated using high-definition slow motion videos and Gillian’s signature anatomically painted horses this webinar shows the horse from above on a treadmill, as well as from in front and behind, and the traditional side view to truly analyse the gait and movement through the whole body. 

Gillian shares techniques and exercises to improve the expression and cadence of the trot – plus, Gillian gives her top tips for riding the trot in harmony and how to up your scores in the dressage arena. 

After watching this webinar you’ll have the tools to accurately assess and improve your horse’s trot. Whether you’re a rider, coach, therapist or saddlery professional this on-demand webinar is for you.

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Price: £10
Running Time: 2 hours
Approved CPD training (2 points) with the British Horse Society

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This on-demand webinar was recorded on the

1st March 2023 and episode 2 of series 5.

Course Structure

This on-demand webinar is divided into seven main parts:-

1. Qualities of a Good Trot

2. Head and Neck Movement in Trot

3. Back Movement in Trot

4. Muscles and Fascia

5. Assessing Trot

6. Gait Irregularities and Problems

7. Trot for Developing Symmetry


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