October 5 to 8, 2016

Saumur, France

Complementing the medical care of sport horses with riding and manual therapies

This course will provide theoretical and practical information on the effect of riding measures and manual therapies on the health and performance of horses. Horses with a reduced performance without an explanatory medical finding will be examined and worked on.

 

Program:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

(credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Lectures
    1) Biomechanical evaluation of the influence of the riders seat and rein handling on the movement of horses. Christian Peham
    2) Riding exercises to keep horses healthy. Martin Plewa and Patrick Teisserenc
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Practical demonstration: Effect of defined exercises on the locomotion of horses: Measurements will be done when convenient – before, during and after – horses are ridden to diagnose and possible overcome the condition that has lead to the reduced performance (voltes, transitions between all gaits, gallop changes and parades before and after intensive riding).
  • 18:00 – End

 

Thursday, October 6, 2016

(credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Presentation and discussion of measurements and findings. Martin Plewa, Christian Peham and Patrick Teisserenc
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Practical demonstration: Chiropractice and physiotherapy of horses ridden the day before. Kinematic measurements of their locomotion before and after treatments. Kevin Haussler, Christian Peham and Narelle Stubbs.
  • 18:00 – End

 

Friday, October 7, 2016

(credited by ATF with 7 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Presentation and discussion of measurements and findings. Kevin Haussler, Christian Peham and Narelle Stubbs
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Practical demonstration: Kinematic evaluation of the horses with and without rider. Kevin Haussler, Christian Peham, Martin Plewa, Narelle Stubbs, Patrick Teisserenc
  • 18:00 – End

 

Saturday, October 8, 2016

(credited by ATF with 6 hours of CE)

  • 9:00 – Presentation and discussion of all measurements, findings and on further riding and manual treatment options. Kevin Haussler, Christian Peham, Narelle Stubbs, Patrick Teisserenc
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:30 – Continue presentation and discussion
  • 16:00 – End