2-Day Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics Course
Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th October 2017
Brooksby Equestrian Centre, Brooksby College, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2JL
This course will look at practical aspects of applied biomechanics and anatomical principles of movement related to the horse. It will take an in depth look at the structure and function of the equine body and relate it to way of going. The course is illustrated with wonderful slow motion video of painted horses showing exactly what is happening under the skin. There will be plenty of discussion and hands on participation. The course is a mix of theory and practical observation.
Who is the course aimed at?
It is of interest to riders, students, farriers, dentists, therapists, saddlers, vets - in fact anyone who would like to appreciate the relevance of applied anatomy and biomechanics to how the horse moves.
Suggested Reading List:
> How Your Horse Moves by Gillian Higgins
We are happy to take two cheques for this course, the second dated 1st Sept 2016
Gillian is professional Sports and Remedial Therapist, specialising in assessing and mobilising muscles and movement improving performance and educating horse owners. She is also an anatomist, biomechanist, BHS Senior Coach, Stable Manager and Author. Gillian is passionate about anatomy and biomechanics.
With a bubbly, engaging presentation style, a passion for anatomy and biomechanics and with the welfare and comfort of the horse in mind, she gives lectures all over the world to anyone keen to ride or train sensitively. She has given demonstrations at the Global Dressage Forum in Holland, the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, the World Arab, Horse Organisation in Qatar as well as at the Horse University in Brazil, the horse Expo in South Africa as well as many European countries.
Gillian has written several popular books and DVDs. There are more in the pipeline. She writes regularly for magazines including British Dressage, Horse and Rider, Eventing World Wide and Your horse Magazine.
Gillian has a First Class Honours Degree and Human and Equine Sports and Remedial Massage qualifications. She is also a McTimoney-Corley Animal Manipulator. Gillian regularly attends courses in all her fields of interest and is committed to giving both humans and equines the best possible levels of care and consideration. She works closely with Vets and regularly attends veterinary seminars and conferences. Gillian has represented the BHS in Sweden as part of the Leonardo Exchange programme designed to share knowledge with our European Counterparts. This has given her valuable insight into alternative methods of training and treatments, the best of which she incorporates into her own practices.
showing distances from the college:
Sysonby Knoll Hotel, Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0HP - 01664 563 563 www.sysonby.com
Quorn Lodge Hotel, 46 Asfordby Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0HR -
01664 566 660 www.quornlodge.co.uk
Travelodge Thrussington, A46 Thrussington, Green Acres Filling Station, Southbound Carriageway LE7 4TF
Gorse House Bed & Breakfast, Richard Cowdell,
33 Main Street, Grimston, Melton Mowbray, LE14 3BZ
Amberley Gardens Bed & Breakfast, Doris & Bruce Brotherhood,
4 Church Lane, Asfordby-by-the-Wreake, LE14 3RU -
01664 812 314 www.amberleygardens.net
Manor Farm, 40 Brookside, Rearsby, Leicester, LE7 4YB - 01664 424239 www.rearsby.net/manor/
Brooksby Hall, Brooksby, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2LJ - 01664 855262 E: firstname.lastname@example.org www.brooksbyhall.co.uk
The Star Inn, 37 The Green, Thrussington, Leicester, LE7 4UH , 01664 424220
The Red House, 23 Main Street (A606), Nether Broughton, Leicestershire, LE14 3HB - 01664 822 429 www.the-redhouse.co.uk
George Hotel, 8 High Street, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0TR - 01664 562 112 www.georgehotelmeltonmowbray.co.uk
Comfort Inn Leicester North, Station Road, A46 Fosse Way, Upper Broughton, Leicester, LE14 3BH -
Dairy Farm B&B, 8 Burrough End, Great Dalby, Melton Mowbray, Leics, LE14 2EW - 01664 562783 www.dairy-farm.co.uk
Leicester Rothley Court Hotel, Westfield Lane, Rothley, LE7 7LG - 0116 237 4141 www.rothleycourt.com
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