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Date(s) - 05/08/2017
All Day

Hope Valley Riding Club - Arena

Read on below to find out more about Equipilates and how it can help you and your horse.

Private sessions are £30 for 40 minutes, group sessions (2 – 4 people) are £25 per session each. Please contact Hazel Earnshaw to book your place on 07796 611149.

If you’d like help ON your horse and a trainer who has skills in postural analysis and position coaching, these sessions are for you! Kate can help you with awareness techniques to develop your
• alignment
• breathing
• core
and improve your
• timing and feel
• horse’s balance and responsiveness.
• poise and partnership.

She can also work with you individually or in groups off horse to introduce you to our ABC concepts (please note these sessions are arranged separately and do not form part of the ridden clinic).

Kate is a Chartered Physiotherapist working at the Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Kate has been working with riders and their horses for over 20 years, initially as a BHS qualified instructor before moving to Canada in 2004 where she qualified as a Therapeutic Riding Instructor. Kate completed an MSc in Rehabilitation Science in 2007 and in 2009 began training with the Australian Physiotherapy and Pilates Institute (APPI) which allowed her to begin offering small Pilates classes for riders, she is now a fully certified APPI instructor. Kate is also a qualified Hippotherapist which utilises the horse’s movement to provide physiotherapy treatment to clients.

As a rider Kate has competed in BE and BD and has found Pilates invaluable for correcting her own bad habits. Equipilates™ allows her to identify any imbalance and helps maximise every rider’s potential, improving their riding and the horse’s movement as a partnership.

As a registered Equipilates™ trainer and Equipilates™ Affiliated Instructor Kate provides Equipilates™ training to riders in Sheffield and surrounding areas. She offers mixed group and 1:1 sessions. She also provides riding instruction, equisimulator sessions, Equipilates™ clinics and postural analysis.