Pilates for Horses
A Day Course for Horse Owners
with Gillian Higgins

Friday 24th Aril 2020
Wavendon Grange, Lawn Lane, Old Dalby

Leicestershire, LE14 3LW

This practical day course will focus on 'Pilates' type exercises that you can do with your horse.

 

The exercises aim to improve posture, core stability, strength, flexibility, suppleness, coordination, balance and more.

 

Get ideas for exercise programmes for maintaining health and mobility for older horses, preparing and strengthening young horses, and supporting posture and musculoskeletal health with performance horses.

 

There will be plenty of hands on participation. You will have the opportunity to practise the exercises on different horses with Gillian present.

 

You do not need to bring your own horse.

Timetable

09.00     Welcome and Coffee
 

09.30     Principles of Pilates - Theory Session
 

11.00       Break
 

11.30       Pilates Exercises - Practical Session
 

12.30      Lunch
 

13.15       Pilates Exercises - Practical Session
 

14.30      Break
 

15.00      Equine Gym Exercises - Practical Session
 

16.00      Discussion
 

16.30      Close

Notes

You do not need to bring your

own horse for this course.
 

Tea, coffee and homemade cakes will be available throughout the day
 

Please bring your own packed lunch
 

Limited to 12 places only

 

Course Price

 

Course Leader

 

Pilates for Horses
A Day Course for Horse Owners
with Gillian Higgins

£85

GILLIAN

HIGGINS

Gillian is an equine anatomist, biomechanist, BHS Senior Coach, professional Sports and Remedial Therapist and author with a first class honours degree in Equine Science and Business Management.

She specialises in assessing the musculoskeletal systems and designing exercise programmes for improving posture and performances as well as assessing and addressing individual horses’ weaknesses.

In 2008 she developed her own 'Pilates' for Horses when she wrote a book 'Pilates and Stretching for Horses' and later followed this up with a DVD 'Pilates for Horses'.

 

With a passion for equine 'Pilates' and with the welfare and comfort of the horse in mind, she has given 'Pilates' workshops all over the world.

Gillian works with horses from all disciplines and levels from leisure to Olympic and they all benefit from Gillian's specialised exercise programmes.

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Old Dalby, Melton Mowbray

LE14 3LW

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