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Combined Training Practic
Cross Country
Dressage Practice Session
Eventer Chall Prac Day
Jumping Days and Clinics
Riding and Horse/Pony Car
Show Preparation Courses
Competition Training Evenings
 
SJ Training Days        Dressage Days         Combined Training Days          Stable Management
Arena XC                  Fun Training Days      XC Training          ODE Skills     Exam/Professional Training
 
 
For further information please do not hesitate to ring
Fran on 01608 684113 or 07866 426837 or e-mail franbird@regalequestrian.co.uk  
 



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Clinics
Do you want to learn in a friendly social atmosphere?  Clinics range from specialist competition training for the serious competitor (CCI**, BS Foxhunter, BD Advanced Medium levels) to a range of clinics for all levels and specialise in helping adults or children to improve their understanding, technique and confidence. 
Details of most courses are on the appropriate tab on the bar on the side of this page.  Most times can be altered a little to help accommodate family commitments. 
Please ring or use the Application Form to book.
 

 

If the clinic you are looking for is not listed on the calendar, or dates do not suit, please contact Fran.  It is usually possible to organise something to suit.  There are some ideas below the current list of events.

 

 

 

 
 
"Horse and Rider Performance"
This is designed to help you maximise your horse's health and performance, or just to help you understand how you and your horse can work better together.  Run by Fran Bird BHSI and Jin Langstone, BEBW, BSc, your horse's movement will be assessed both in hand and under saddle.  Fran taught the Paralympic Dressage team and during this time really developed and understanding as to how to adapt to different bodies strengths and weaknesses to maximise your performance.  Jin uses massage to improve horse's performance throughout England and is regularly asked to travel abroad.  She has an excellent eye for anaysing a horses way of going and spotting small problems which can be sorted out to significantly improve your horse's performance.
Whilst riding your horse's way of going and your position and balance will be analysed to help identify ways in which you could improve performanace.  Your horse's physiological development will be assessed and each horse will receive a"mini treatment" by Jin.  Jin and Fran will together provide you and your horse with training exercises to help enhance your training programme at whatever level.
 
 
 
 
 
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"Confidence is Key"
The day will concentrate on strategies both mounted and unmounted to help you build your confience.  Techniques such as Mental Rehersal and SMART Goal setting will be included with advise paarticular to your own situation.
 
Unmounted evening sessions are also available.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Combined Training Days
Separate days/groups are run for adults, teenagers and children. 
Each day includes two sessions of riding (usually one flat and one jump, but this can be altered if you do not want to jump), and either stable management, a lecture, lungeing or games for children.  Stable managent topics will be tailored towards what you or the group would like to learn - perhaps conformation, soundness, horse health, different types of tack, using studs or bandaging for example.
 
                                                        
 
 
 
 
One Day Event (ODE) Skills - 1 day

Practice your test riding, riding a show jumping course and arena based XC style fences.  Practice technical fences and combinations.   

 
 
 
One Day Event (ODE) Skills - 2 days

Spend 2 days relaxing with your horse and improving your skills in each of the phases for your next ODE.  Improve your horse's way of going on the flat, your test riding, show jumping and XC.  Practice technical fences and combinations in the arena and then go to a local Cross-Country course to practice the real thing!  An optional social evening will be organised for the first day.  B&B available locally (see Adult Camp Information or ring for details)

 

 
 
Arena Cross-Country (XC) Clinics
Come and practice jumping arrow-heads, corners, angled rail and many more of the technical types of fences that you will meet on a XC course in the safety of an arena.
Approx 1.5 hours                  
 
 
 
 XC Training Clinics
 XC Training courses are run on a variety of local XC courses - Grange Farm, Swalcliffe; Crown Farm, Ascott under Whychwood; Aston le Walls; Oak Tree Farm, Bloxham; Foxhill Farm, Eyden and others.
                    
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Children and Teens
SJ, Combined Training and ODE Days etc as above are offered in the holidays for teenagers and children.
Tuition based camps
XC
Social Rides
Haloween Party
Pony Club Test Training
BHS Horse Owners certificates for teenagers
 
Also see Riding Holidays/Camps
 
 
Stable Mangement Courses
These are run both in the day time and evening and are designed to be fun and informative for those wanting to know more about keeping their horse sound and healthy and performing to the best of its ability or for Pony Club Mum's who would like to keep up with their children!  There is an opportunity to take BHS Horse Owners Certificates.
 
All sessions will be split into theory and practical.  In the evening why not come and oin in and have a drink in the pub with others too?
 
Pony Club Tests
Stable Management
Ground Schooling- lungeing, long-reining etc
 
Professional Training
BHS exams
NVQ's
Advanced Certificate in Animal Transport