Equine Stretching Workshop

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Equine Stretching Workshop

Time: March 27, 2010 from 9am to 4pm
Location: Regional Equine & Agricultural Centre of Huron (REACH)
Street: 169 Beech Street
City/Town: Clinton
Website or Map: http://www.reachhuron.ca
Phone: 519 482 3998
Event Type: education, workshop
Organized By: REACH Huron
Latest Activity: Jan 6, 2010

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Event Description

At this one day clinic you will learn all the exercises needed to stretch all the major muscle groups in the horse, with a focus on proper posture and safe stretching techniques. You will have the opportunity to practice all of the exercises (primarily focusing on passive stretches) on the REACH horses in the heated barn.
This course explains
the benefits of stretching
the difference between active and passive stretching
how to use automatic responses to encourage horse to perform certain stretches
effectively introducing a horse to stretching for the first time

Ultimately, learn how to tailor a stretching program specifically for your own horses.

Tuition inclues all course materials, handouts, refreshments and lunch.

Please Note: Passive stretching of limbs requires lifting and maneuvering of the horse’s legs. You must be confident you are physically capable of performing these exercises prior to registering for the course. The focus of this course will always be on safety - both for the horse and for the handler. If you have any questions concerning physical requirements, please contact Sharon for more details: sharon@mcmastermassage.com or 519 571 0613

Cost: $100.00 plus $5.00 GST = $105.00
Your payment must accompany your registration: Cheque (payable to REACH, c/o Municipality of Central Huron), Money Order, VISA/MasterCard or register in person at REACH, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 19th, 2010.

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