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2022 Educators

Steph Lancefield

Training

Steph grew up a horse crazy kid from suburban Melbourne. She didn’t come from a family with any connections to horses, and learnt to ride at a riding school in the Yarra Valley. Here she would spend every weekend and school holiday she possibly could. Going from being a student, to stable hand, riding instructor & camp leader, to eventually taking over the reins completely as the owner of Parkview Riding Centre. She owned and managed riding schools for over 7 years. In this time she has been able to adapt her teaching style to suit riders of any age, experience level and discipline.

Steph spent several years abroad in the USA leading the riding program at a private summer Camp, as well as spending several months as a guide in the Sequioa National Forest taking gear out with Mule trains for hunters and fisherman into the back country. She also worked as a hand on a number of working cattle ranches across California. Steph has worked extensively within the racing industry, from pre-training, racing, breeding and yearling sales.

Her horse training experience has spanned over her life time, learning from many great trainers and equally great horses. She has been invited  to participate in a number of horse training events such as the Australian Brumby Challenge at EQUITANA, The Trainers Challenge at The Man From Snowy River Festival and the Race2Ranch Horse at Cowgirls Gathering. Steph’s main passion lies in the reining horse industry, with multiple state titles to her name. She doesn’t limit herself in competition though and loves the challenge of a new event.  Steph & her partner Mitch run Lancefield Bloodstock from their property in Merton, VIC

Visit Steph Lancefield at the following sessions

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Race Horse to Ranch Horse

Steph Lancefield & her OTT ‘Hampz’ will take you through his retraining process from Race Horse to Ranch Horse.

Having recently returned from the Cowgirls Gathering in Kilkavin QLD where they were invited to compete in the Race2Ranch event. Spins, roll back, lead changes and working a cow are just a few of the things ‘Hampz’ has been educated to do in his life after racing. A detailed demonstration on a different kind of life after racing.

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

Scott Keach

TOPICS

  • Jumping exercises to build confidence

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

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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