Australian College of Animal Tactile Therapy

Workshops in Horse Movement, Training Assessment and Equine Fitness

Arrange to be our host and attend the workshop for free.

We are happy to bring the courses anywhere in Australia and Internationally.

We bring our workshops to you,

Workshops offered in your location enable participation by more people interested in horses in your area.

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Equine Fitness and Assessment Staggered Workshop

Join us for one 3 hour session per month to learn how to effectively assess equine movement to identify issues, and assess the effectiveness of your training program

In this group of sessions you will learn how to watch a horse a the walk and trot to ascertain the symmetry of movement, plus the value of using a video to do this. Within the sessions you will also learn the most effective methods of formulating a training program and assessing your horse on a daily basis to ensure they are responding well to your training.
The workshops will be held at our clinic in Macclesfield Victoria and are an information packed fun filled workshop suitable for all anyone involved with training a horse in any sport whether it be for pony club, adult riders, EA or western sports.

Session One: Qualities of Equine Performance and changes seen in response to training

Session Two: Observing a horse effectively to assess movement and response to training

Session Three: Developing an effective training program

Session Four: Assessing your training program

Dates for 2019 will be posted towards the end of 2018, you are invited to book in for all 4 sessions, or a single session. Each session will run on a Wednesday and then repeated on a Saturday, you can choose your preferred session, both sessions will run from 10 am - 1 pm.

The cost of the workshop is:
For one Session: $60.00
or book for all 4 sessions and get the 4th for free: $180.00
Notes and morning tea will be provided

To register your interest for this staggered workshop please email us from the link at the bottom of this page.

Assessing Equine Fitness Workshop

This one day workshop will provide the participant with  effective methods to assess the effectiveness of their training program.

We will also discuss logical training programs and who to ensure you are working within your horses capabilities.
You will cover:
- The normal vital signs of the horse,
- Assessing vital signs
- Changes to expect with work
- Changes to expect with training
- How to effectively assess your horse for health or unseen injury
- Understanding how to interpret vital sings and their relationship with injury or fatigue
- How to alter the training program in response to vital signs to reduce the risk of lost training time
- Maintaining soundness
- the use of Heart rate meters in fitness management.  


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The Australian College of Animal Tactile Therapy

111 Spillers Road
Macclesfield. Victoria.
Australia 3782

03 5968 9788