Working Equitation Training

David is a registered B level Maneability & Speed judge with the Australian National Working Equitation

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David believes that the fundamental ideas to being successful with Working Equitation is developing a relaxed, confident and balanced horse/rider combination. This means that ensuring that the horse’s confidence is maintained at all levels of training. Force, intimidation and punishment are never part of the training for any true Working Equitation team.

During your time David will work on both the fundamentals needed for success plus the specific obstacles.

 

What we offer

With a newly constructed Maneability course which comprises over 12 permanent individual obstacles to train with.

Elements include

  • Stock pen
  • Gate
  • Bridge
  • Jump
  • Slalom
  • Jug
  • Side pass pole
  • Garrocha
  • Bull ring
  • Ball knock
  • Oil skin
  • Bell rein back

Bull ring

Test your skill capturing the ring from the back of our Spanish bull.

Stock Pen

Test your balance and flexibility through the Stock Pen.

Bridge

Test your calmness and relaxation over the Bridge.

Training day format

Come and participate in a structured training day. Designed to develop both the skills and knowledge to become successful in Working Equitation.

Click to find the next date for a training day on our Calendar page

Cost $200pp max 5 riders

08:30-09:00 Students arrive – Horses into yards

09:00-10:00 – Theory session to develop a plan for individual success

10:30-12:30 – Preparation on arena. Utilizing Balanced lunging* to develop relaxation and rhythm. Improve your riding basics to prepare the horse for the obstacles. Develop the core ingredients of balance, relaxation and rhythm.

12:30-1:30 Lunch (Lunch will be provided at no extra cost)

1:30-4:30 Training on the Maneability course. Students will be able to work individually with all the elements. They will have the opportunity to practice the course under test conditions. All tests will be at the individual riders/horse personal level.

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