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LEARNING WITH CG EQUINE

CLINICS


Clinics are a great way to expand your knowledge in a way that advances your bond with your horse, and your ability to help them. Clinics are discussion based and hands on in the learning of observation and techniques. 

Have a look at the different clinic types offered below, and contact us for more information.

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Integrating Bodywork into Grooming Clinic Series

Part 1: Sports Massage Techniques

Have you ever wanted to:

Understand equine anatomy and how all parts of the body are connected?

Help your horse prepare for and recover from exercise?

Optimize the time spent with your horse?

This is the clinic that we lay down the foundational anatomy and theory that is expanded upon in other Parts of the Course Series.

You get to:

Effectively incorporate Sports Massage Techniques into your grooming routine.

Understand why each technique works and when to use it.

Receive insights and start the warm up before you even leave the barn.

Plus:

Start to talk about other topics like stretching, foam pads, and proprioceptive training.

Structure:

The first part of class will be discussion based in a classroom. The second part will be hands-on. Demo horses will be provided.

Bring your own lunch.

Part 2: Positional Release

Note: Part 1 is a compulsory prerequisite.

Are you an equestrian that wants to:

Help your horse feel more comfortable in their body?

Help your horse perform at their best via grooming?

Unlock your horse’s potential by applying this theory to under saddle work?

This is the clinic that we start getting into a different way of looking at the body!

Part two offers the opportunity to:

  • Understand how the body gets feedback and influences its protective mechanisms.

  • Get more profound effects.

  • Receive more practical insights into your horse’s body.

  • Understand how we can use this theory to increase range of motion of horse without traditional ‘stretching’.

  • Know the risks of traditional ‘stretching’ and the WHY behind it!

Plus:

how foam pads are relevant!

Structure:

The first part of class will be discussion based in a classroom. The second part will be hands-on. Demo horses will be provided.

Bring your own lunch.

Corrective Exercises: Basics

This is dedicated time for learning and exploring corrective exercises and their applications, beyond what Cara is able to teach during her scheduled visits. Learn extra tips for taking care of your horse, and getting the most between professional visits!

It is our firm belief that we can help the horse best through educating and empowering the horse owner to help their own horses on a daily basis. Join this clinic to take a big step to helping your horse realize mobility in their body. 

Structure:

The first part of class will be discussion based in a classroom. The second part will be hands-on. Demo horses will be provided.

Bring your own lunch.

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