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Thu, 11 Apr



4-Day Functional Health & Training Masterclass - Melbourne

For this masterclass, ridden spots are only available for returning students. New spectators are welcome however - see ''clinic info'' below in more details on what to expect.

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4-Day Functional Health & Training Masterclass - Melbourne
4-Day Functional Health & Training Masterclass - Melbourne

Time & Location

11 Apr 2024, 09:00 GMT+10 – 14 Apr 2024, 16:00 GMT+10

Kilmore, 285 Gehreys Ln, Kilmore VIC 3764, Australia

About the event


Day 1 April 11 - Functional Health (with Emma Loftus & Thirza Hendriks)

Theory lecture:   1. What is health?  2. What is (movement) functionality?

Practicum   1. Finding health in your own body

2. Assessing horses on systemic holistic level


Theory lecture:

3.     Flow and ease of movement

4.     The influence of gliding  (its importance for health & fascia)


3. Finding flow in your own movement

4. Assessing and finding ease / flow of movement in the horse   Day 2 April 12 - Functional Health (with Emma Loftus & Thirza Hendriks)   Theory lecture:

1. Neuroscience: self-regulation, cognitive abilities (learning) and the ability to cope with stress

2.The influence of breath   Practicum:   1. Finding breath in yourself

2. Breathwork for horses (new techniques)  LUNCHBREAK   Practicum:  3. Learning touch & intention   4. Simple techniques to improve functional health & flow of movement in yourself and your horse to optimize health, function & performance

Day 3 April 13 - Functional Training Masterclass 

Theory Lectures & Private Training Sessions 

Theory lectures discusses relevant topics for students and their current training needs and can cover:  

- Neurodynamics

- Biomechanical systems

- Exercise physiology

- Collection basics

- Long reigning basics

- Cross-over training

- Setting up a training schedule

Training sessions can be: Groudwork, In Hand Work, Long Reigning, Lungeing, Riding, Brainwork and Cross Over Training 

Day 4 April 14 - Functional Training Masterclass 

Same as above 

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  • 8 hours


  • 8 hours

    Training sessions

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  • Spectator (4 days)

    This includes: Participation in the theory lectures Watching all practical lessons Asking questions all day Coffee / tea

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  • Spectator - single day ticket

    This includes: 1 day access Coffee /tea If you only come for a total of one day - please make sure to follow the first day.

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  • Participant (4 days)

    Includes: Theory lectures Assessments & training Sessions Training advice & Private Sessions Coffee/Tea

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