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SPONSOR:

Workshop for

S C H O O L

Equine Professionals

Tools for  synchronizing  horses  and  riders. Working  through  horse  and  rider  challenges. This  is  an  in-­‐service  workshop  day  for  all  riding   instructors  at  all  levels  and  disciplines.  This  is  a   collegial  event–an  opportunity  for  professional   discussions  and  networking.  

Friday Aug.  10,  2018

C onnected R iding

PRESENTED B Y:

INTERNATIONAL C LINICIAN,   AUTHOR,  A ND  F OUNDER  O F   CONNECTED  R IDING®:

Peggy Cummings  

ADDITIONAL P RESENTERS: Deb  Davies,  Diane  Sept,  Jillian  Kreinbring

Riding instruction  is  more   than  a  labor  of  love.        Agenda •  Jillian  Kreinbring:  Recognizing   Equine  Compensation  Patterns  to   Help  Guide  Instruction.  Looking  at  

9 a.m.  -­‐  1  p.m.  at  the  Hooved   Animal  Humane  Society 10804  McConnell  Rd.  

1:30-­‐5 p.m.  at  KarMik  Acres 4010  South  Cherry  Valley  Rd. Woodstock,  I L  60098  

$125 per  person  includes  lunch    

Contact Stephanie:   info@connectedriding.com  

our horses’  bodies  with  new  eyes-­‐  what   creates  the  shape  of  a  horse,  and  what   expectations  follow?    

• Deborah  Davies:  Supporting  the   Equine  Nervous  System  Through  8   Points  of  Connection.  See  how    “8   points  of  connection”  can  positively   impact  the  equine  nervous  system  and   inform  behavior.    

• Diane  J.  Sept:  Five  Foundations   for  Horses:  Feet,  Saddles,  Teeth,   Nutrition  &  Environment.  Making   the  best  of  what  you  have–the  impact   of  holistic  care.

• Peggy  Cummings:    Synchronizing   horse  and  rider  for  mutual  benefit   of  both.  Tips  for  creating  the  flow  that   every  rider  seeks,  the  ease  of  being  one   with  the  horse..  

• Demonstrations  with  horses  in  the   afternoon.  

Enrich Your  Program BOOK  YOUR  S POT  N OW  S O   WE  C AN  R ESERVE  YOUR   CATERED  L UNCH!

To register  go  to:   www.SchoolofConnectedRiding.org Reserve  your  spot  now.     Please  forward  to  your  peers.

8 • HORSES MAGAZINE • July 2018 • Download and View FREE on-line at www.horsesmagazine.com

Beat Help your horse stay calm and spook-free on the trail with these tips. #1 Warm Up with Groundwork Before hitting the trail, be sure your horse is in the right frame of mind, meaning he’s calm, using the thinking side of his brain and focused on you. Most of the time, horses spook because they’re fresh and using the reactive side of their brain. Don’t just pull your horse out of the pasture, throw the saddle on him and head out on the trail. Set yourself up for success by practicing groundwork and reminding your horse that you are the leader and he needs to respect you and let you call the shots. If you’re at home, practice groundwork exercises like Lunging for Respect, Sidepassing, etc. in the arena. If you’ve trailered your horse somewhere for a ride, find an open area where you can get his feet moving and changing directions. Remember, in order to get a horse to respect you and use the thinking side of his brain, you have to move his feet forwards, backwards, left and right. The more you ask the horse to change directions, the quicker you’ll get his attention. The entire time that you’re working with the horse on the ground, he should be hustling

July 2018 Horses Magazine  

July 2018 Horses Magazine

July 2018 Horses Magazine  

July 2018 Horses Magazine