Equine Hedge School – 5th January at Killashee Hotel & Spa 9.30

30 Dec Equine Hedge School – 5th January at Killashee Hotel & Spa 9.30

3rd Annual Equine Hedge School is being held at the Killashee Hotel & Spa next Tuesday 5th January at 9 am sharp.


A day of Medal winning Information presented by the Showjumper’s Club in association with Connolly’s RED Mills & The Irish Field
Be sure to be there to hear Olympic Gold Medallist, Peter Charles along with Alan Wade, International Course Designer and a star studded line up of Equestrian professionals help you in preparing for the future.
5th January(Tues) @ Killashee Hotel & Spa starting time 9.30am sharp
Tickets: €50 adults/€30 Jun.   Available: Elodie 045852080,Maureen 0872635732, Sheila 0868109764


Program of Events

Equine  Hedge School

5th January 2016
Killashee House Hotel, Naas at 9.30 sharp

Tickets available from Sheila: 0868109764  or Maureen: 0872635732

Program of Events

9.30 ; Check in
9.40; Welcome to attendees.
9.45 ; Equine and Rider Balance. Niall Madden, Davide Focardi , Helena Walsh.

9.45 – 10.00 ; Niall Madden Human Physio to outline importance of rider balance and alignment.   10.00- 10.20 ; Davide Focardi,  Equine Physio. Horses correctness and balance .
10.20 – 10.40 ;Helena Walsh, Saddle Fitter , Finding the correct fit.
10.40 – 11.00 ; Q & A for above session.

11.00 – 11.30 ; Nia O’Malley,  Feeding the competition horse.

11.30 – 11.45 ; coffee break . Tiernan Gill will invite people to his stand to sign up for the examination.

11.45. The Modern Jumping Course and how to plan , train and learn to understand the way to win against the modern Course Designer. The importance of mental preparation. Alan Wade, Ian Fearon and Liam Moggan.

11.45 – 12.10; Alan Wade , Modern Course Design and Surface, what you need to jump at top level in the modern sport

12.10 – 12.25 ; Ian Fearon. The importance of a structured training programme and understanding how to prepare a programme for rider and horse

12.25 – 12.50 ; Liam Moggan,  mental management of the rider and coach,  preparing for a season of competition and the best way to maximise results.

12.50 – 13.10 Combined Panel discussion.

13.10 – 14.00; Lunch

14.00; Breeding Segment , Dr Emma Rose Conroy

14.00 – 14.30; Dr Emma Rose Conroy.
14.30 – 14.50 ; Q & A

15.00 – 15.20; Interval, Coffee.

15.25 – 16.30; Showjumping now and into the future. What the rider and horse now need to do and the requirement for each market and level of competition.. Europe and USA.  Finding the right horse for each level and customer. Richard Bourns, Andrew Bourns,  Jeff Billington, Peter Charles, Alan Wade, Liam Moggan.

16.30 – 17.00; Q & A.

17.00. Closing note and Thanks to all speakers and attendees.

17.00 Gill School of Driving Examination.