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Prevention is Better than Cure

An Online Lecture Series
with Dr Sue Dyson

In this series of three webinars, independent consultant and lameness specialist, Dr. Sue Dyson hosted by Gillian Higgins will explore what makes a 'good’ horse.

 

Packed with scientific, evidence based facts, these talks will prove to be interesting, informative and invaluable.

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More About Sue

Sue graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1980. After an internship at the University of Pennsylvania and a year in private equine practice in Pennsylvania, Sue returned to Great Britain to the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket. She ran a clinical referral service for lameness and poor performance, attracting clients from all over the UK, Ireland and continental Europe for 37 years. Sue is a former President of the British Equine Veterinary Association and is currently scientific advisor to the Saddle Research Trust and Moorcroft Rehabilitation Centre.

 

Sue is also a rider, and has produced horses to top national level in both eventing and show jumping. Sue holds the Instructors and Stable Managers Certificates of the British Horse Society (BHSI). Sue currently works as an independent consultant advising on non-veterinary aspects of equestrianism, drawing on her observations of many years as a hands-on horse person.

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Assessing Conformation

What Does Good Look Like?
with Dr Sue Dyson
6.30pm (BST) Wednesday 9th October 2024
£35

In this webinar, Sue will consider what makes a good horse in terms of temperament, conformation, suitability and sustainability. It is of interest to all riders who would like to understand more about their horse as well as those wishing for some pointers to consider when looking to purchase the horse of their dreams. Because no horse is perfect, Sue will examine which issues are manageable for purpose and which are best avoided.

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Promoting Longevity

Maintaining Soundness and Optimising Performance
with Dr Sue Dyson
6.30pm (BST) Wednesday 16th October 2024
£35

This webinar will examine how to keep your horse in the best possible condition appropriate to his role in life. Sue will explore how, through careful management, astute observation, prompt intervention and a good understanding of anatomy and biomechanics, we can reduce the risk of injury whilst maintaining soundness, good posture and optimal performance.

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Not Quite Right??

Improving Poor Performance
with Dr Sue Dyson
6.30pm (BST) Wednesday 23rd October 2024
£35

This evening will consider how to recognise, and what to do, if we feel our horse is, ´not quite right!´ How do we decide if a problem is caused by pain, weakness, behaviour or habit? What actions do we need to take? When do we need to bring in outside help or expert assistance? How do we find the best person to consult? What can be done to manage the situation? Sue will look at a selection of scenarios and discuss how to decide on and how to manage a variety of problems.

Preventing Back Problems

with Gillian Higgins
6.30pm (GMT) Wednesday 4th December 2024
£20

As horse owners we can often worry about whether our horse has a sore, stiff or poorly functioning back. It’s sometimes hard to know what’s normal in terms of the horse’s back function and recognising when things aren’t quite right. We hear of problems such as kissing spines, sacroiliac dysfunction, arthritis, spondylosis, back stiffness and muscle problems being frequently diagnosed. These can cause poor performance in many horses and we also know that asking a horse to carry a rider can compromise back posture, movement and performance. All this makes owning and riding a horse quite worrying and at times daunting, when all we want is the best for them.  Don’t despair - there’s some good news, in this webinar, Gillian will reveal the top 10 things every rider should know and do on a regular basis with their horses to help prevent back problems occurring. Her recommendations are easy to do and will help whatever the age or stage of training, whatever disciplines you do with your horse. These practical tips and exercises are easy to perform and will also help to improve posture, back suppleness and strength. 

This webinar is to celebrate the launch of Gillian’s new book “A Comprehensive Guide to Pilates for Horses” which is published on Wednesday 20th November.

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Gillian Higgins educational webinars for equestrians, professionals, riders, coaches and therapists

Provisional Timetable:

18.00: Webinar Opens

 

18.30: Welcome and Introduction

18.45: Lecture 1

19.30: Break

20.00: Lecture 2

20.45: Q&A Session

Please note: Times are and indication only and may vary if the lectures run over.

How it Works:

  • Webinars are run using Zoom

  • Each webinar is approximately 2 - 2 1/2 hours long.

  • There will be opportunity to ask questions.

 

  • On booking you will receive a confirmation email.

  • You will receive an email inviting you to register for the event on the day before - just follow the instructions!

  • We will open the webinar 30 minutes before it starts to give you plenty of time to log on.

  • After the webinar, you will receive a link by email. This will enable you to watch the recording for the next 7 days.

 

  • A Certificate of Participation will be sent via email after the webinar

Options

Purchasing Options

OPTION 1
LIVE WEBINAR TICKET

  • Join us and Watch Live

  • Ask Questions

  • Interact with Polls

  • Interact with the Q&A session

  • Receive a Certificate of Participation

  • Receive a link by email, the day after the live webinar, which enables you to watch it for the next 7 days. (This recording excludes the Q&A)

 

THIS OPTION DOES NOT GIVE YOU LIFETIME ACCESS TO THE WEBINAR IN THE ACADEMY

OPTION 2
ON-DEMAND WEBINAR ACCESS

  • Only available after the live webinar

  • Watch anytime and as many times as you like

  • This option excludes the Q&A and the opportunity to ask questions

  • Link to download a certificate of participation at the end of the video.

LIFETIME WEBINAR RECORDINGS CAN BE
PURCHASED AND VIEWED
IN THE HORSES INSIDE OUT ACADEMY

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