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03 - Education

2022 Educators

Scott Keach

Training

Australian Scott Keach grew up riding horses around Goolwa and Victor Harbour in South Australia and is now based at Ocala in Florida.

Scott competed at the Seoul 1988 Olympics in Eventing and 28 years later represented Australia again at the Rio 2016 Olympics where he competed as a show jumper. After a break from the sport he renewed his involvement when he moved to Florida in 2009 where he enjoyed some great results on the USA circuit. Scott helped qualify Australia for a Team spot at Rio in 2015 and, riding his warmblood gelding Fedor, scored a significant victory over an international field in the City of Ocala Grand Prix in Florida in early 2016 before heading to his second Olympic games in 2016. In Rio he finished 13th in the team event and made the second round of the individual event.

Visit Scott Keach at the following sessions

Details



Jumping exercises to build confidence

Scott will work with a number of young and novice horses using exercises to build the basis for a successful jumping career:  pole work, grids and work which ensures the horse is successful and builds confidence before increasing fence height.

Training

Adam Sutton

TOPICS

  • Establishing body control & an understanding of your aids required from ground to saddle
  • Developing a cool, calm & relaxed mindset for horse & rider

Training

Adele Edwards

TOPICS

  • Barrel Racing Basics
  • Common Barrel Racing problems

Horse health / Care

Amanda Edwards

TOPICS

  • Horse First Aid
  • Horse Wounds – Myths busted
  • Horse First Aid – a hands on workshop

Training

Amanda Lewer

TOPICS

  • Using patterns of poles to increase riders ‘feel’ while cross-training the horse
  • Mobilising, balancing and strengthening the horse

Training

Amie Power

TOPICS

  • Horses for courses
  • Introducing kids to horses

Lifestyle

Ann-Maree Lourey

TOPICS

  • Psyched for success: the winning way
  • Psyched for success: Believe you can

Horse health / Care

Anna Minogue

TOPICS

  • The role of anatomy and dentistry in bit fitting
  • Correct bridle fitting

Training

Annette Willson

TOPICS

  • Managing back pain and the use of Redlight Physiotherapy
  • Building a Top-line in your horse using weights

Horse health / Care

Antoinette Foster

TOPICS

  • Ulcers and the connection to horse’s diet
  • Bushfires and how it affects our horses

Training

Bruce O’Dell

TOPICS

  • Become a better horseman

Horse health / Care

Camilla Whishaw

TOPICS

  • Gut health in the horse: the important roles of the gut & promoting good gut health
  • The role of supplements: are they necessary? What to choose?

Horse health / Care

Carol Layton

TOPICS

  • Feeding the performance horse
  • Feeding for preventing ‘Tying Up’

Horse health / Care

Carole Herder

TOPICS

  • 8 Most critical horse care concerns & how to alleviate them

Training

Dan Steers

TOPICS

  • The Pathway to Liberty
  • Body control under saddle
  • The Art of Horsemanship
  • Double Dan Horsemanship Show

Horse health / Care

David Leigh

TOPICS

  • The functional equine distal limb
  • Navicular Disease

Horse health / Care

David Nash

TOPICS

  • Should my horse quit sugar? Dymystifying the sugar and carb craze

Lifestyle

Despina Mitrakas

TOPICS

  • Promoting your equestrian business online
  • Promote your equestrian business on social media

Training

Dr Angela McLeod

TOPICS

  • Equine Biomechanics

Horse health / Care

Dr Melanie Quick

TOPICS

  • Solving & preventing problems with your horse
  • Training difficult and young horses

Horse health / Care

Dr Michael Robinson

TOPICS

  • Management of joint problems in horses
  • Management of gastric ulcers in horses

Horse health / Care

Dr Nerida Richards

TOPICS

  • My horse is crazy, my horse is lazy
  • Feeding the Laminitic

Horse health / Care

Dr Peter Huntington

TOPICS

  • Digestive Health is the key to good health

Horse health / Care

Dr Raquel Butler

TOPICS

  • Injury rehabilitation: The Golden Path
  • Scars – A cute dimple of a deeper problem?

Training

Dr Shelley Appleton

TOPICS

  • Teaching people how to train horses
  • Strategies for building talent in Equestrian Sports

Horse health / Care

Dr. Ben Sykes

TOPICS

  • Reducing Gastric Ulcer risk in Sport horses
  • Gastric Ulcers in Horses – What’s new and what you need to know

Training

Georgia Kolovos

TOPICS

  • Obstacle training for partnership & competition

Training

Guy McLean

TOPICS

  • Details coming soon

Training

Hayley Hinton

TOPICS

  • Information coming soon

Lifestyle

Helen Fletcher

TOPICS

  • Rider shoulder stablility & its role Part 1 theory
  • Rider shoulder stability & its role – Part 2 Demo
  • Connections: The resilient and adaptable rider

Lifestyle

Jane Hemingway-Mohr

TOPICS

  • The Horse’s Super Power – Making the Invisible Visible
  • The Horse’s Super Power – Making the Invisible Visible

Horse health / Care

Jeremy Ford

TOPICS

  • 6 Steps to successful hoof care
  • Hands on anatomy of the horse’s hoof

Lifestyle

Jess Morrison

TOPICS

  • Building body awareness in the saddle – optimising your position
  • Core stability training – building stronger partnerships

Horse health / Care

Jessica Blackwell

TOPICS

  • Understanding the equine back
  • Pony Pilates and Horse Yoga
  • Supporting the Equine back

Training

Kathleen Kindler

TOPICS

  • Pony Club Coaching Techniques

Training

Ken Faulkner

TOPICS

  • Building communication skills and understanding

Training

Kim Dyer

TOPICS

  • Liberty Connection
  • Bridless riding

Training

Lara Poynton

TOPICS

  • Cues into Aids
  • In hand, two-rein, bridle work
Horse educator Larissa Bilston talks about nutrition

Horse health / Care

Larissa Bilston

TOPICS

  • A happy hind gut equals a happy horse
  • Feeding for coat colour, shine and healthy skin and hooves

Training

Lauren Woodbridge

TOPICS

  • Preparing your child for horses
  • Preparing your horse for the human world

Training

Linda Shore

TOPICS

  • Training with the garrocha for horse and rider
  • Dressage exercises for Obstacle phase training

Horse health / Care

Lucy Clyde

TOPICS

  • Horse Rescue, Rehabilitation & Rehoming
  • Rescue, Rehabilitate, Rehome, Educate

Training

Mark Langley

TOPICS

  • A positive attitude in your horse
  • How to reduce anxiety in a horse

Lifestyle

Melinda Macaulay

TOPICS

  • Exercises to improve your riding
  • Mobility for mature riders

Training

Michelle O’Neill

TOPICS

  • Finding the perfect equine partner
  • Taking it to the trail

Horse health / Care

Nathan Marshall

TOPICS

  • Seedy Toe – getting rid of it for good
  • Seedy Toe – getting rid of it for good!

Lifestyle

Nina Arnott

TOPICS

  • Do you know what to do to protect your business?
  • Why you might be sued and what will help you if you are?

Horse health / Care

Paula Jeffrey

TOPICS

  • Saddlefitting the Asymmetric Horse
  • Saddlefitting the Performance Horse

Training

Phil Webb

TOPICS

  • Intoducing your horse to the sport of Cutting

Horse health / Care

Rebecca Ham

TOPICS

  • Feeding the Off The Track horse

Training

Sabine Schut-Kery

TOPICS

  • Dressage training exercises

Training

Sandi Simons

TOPICS

  • My life as a nervous rider
  • I’m just a Mum that rides

Training

Skye Liikanen

TOPICS

  • Long Reining – Where to begin
  • Is your horse ready to ride?

Training

Stacey Rusic

TOPICS

  • Side Saddle through the ages & into modern day
  • The Art of riding Side Saddle

Training

Steph Lancefield

TOPICS

  • Race Horse to Ranch Horse

Horse health / Care

Sue Martin

TOPICS

  • Treatment plans for illness & long term health
  • Herbal medicine & how it’s used

Training

Sue-Ellen Lovett

TOPICS

  • If it’s going to be – it’s up to me
  • Overcoming adversity

Training

Tanja Mitton

TOPICS

  • Overcoming nerves by learning how to relax
  • Rider Position

Training

Tori Jeffress

TOPICS

  • Classical dressage and bridleless

Horse health / Care

Tracy Whiter

TOPICS

  • Hemp Hype and Horses

Lifestyle

Trisha McCagh

TOPICS

  • What is your horse thinking, and why?
  • Mastering oneness with your horse

Training

Warwick Schiller

TOPICS

  • Relationship before horsemanship – the incredible benefits of connection in training
  • Methods or Principles?

Lifestyle

Yvette Frahn

TOPICS

  • Drawing horse to capture real form and movement – Stage 1
  • Drawing horses to capture real form & movement – Stage 2 Adding Colour

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