“Never stop learning as life never stops teaching”

Why you should come and experience the uniqueness of a First Steps to Piaffe Clinic..

From the diverse backgrounds that Jason and Leanne commenced their learnings combined with the inspirational classical training within the School of Légèreté they have developed an experience that will enhanceany journey that you and your horse are currently on.

If you are looking to create or improve the balance, communication, relationship and of course keeping it FUN….

THEN THIS IS THE CLINIC FOR YOU….

Come and surround yourself with like-minded people for 2 days at one of the purpose-built equestrian facilities we have selected and learn about the significance of

 
“PELVIS FLEXION” before “POLL FLEXION”.

 

This 2 day clinic will cater for all level of riders from any discipline in a relaxed, confidence building, learning environment. Jason McInnes and Leanne Williams will provide you with the tools to initiate your journey during this inspiring weekend.

What you will expect during one of our 2 day clinics:
  • Introduction with presentation of the concept of the Ecole de Légèreté
    training scale
  • 1 private lesson per day
  • 2 group sessions per day
  • 1 mindset discussion each day
  • 1 bodywork exercise session per clinic

  • Group Lesson Topics
    • Cavesson work
    • Gymnastic Lunging
    • Cavelletti whilst Lunging
    • Education of the Mouth
    • In Hand work
  • Mindset Topics
    • Mindful or Mindfulness
    • Know your Personality
    • Educating Expectations
    • Judgement & How we feel
    • Understanding your Riding
    • Session
  • Bodywork Session Topics
    • Body awareness with the
    • Balimo chair
    • Balance recognition
    • Co-ordination development
    • Strength – Strong v Control
    • Suppleness
  • Evening Presentation Topics
    • The Equine muscles
    • Gymnastic Lunging over Cavelletti
    • The Equine Skeleton
    • Courtmanship
    • Developing Counter Canter and why
    • The importance of Shoulder In
  • Riding Topics
    • Balance under Saddle
    • Test Riding
    • Lateral work
    • Shoulder Control
    • Pelvis Flexion
    • Counter Canter
    • Cavelleti
    • Jumping
 
The list of examples in the above topics is only a small portion of the information we can cover during our themed clinics.

 

A Clinic Timetable Example

Day 1

7.30am Check in

8.00am Introduction with educational

9.30am Group Session

10.30am MORNING TEA

11.00am Group Session

12noon LUNCH

1.00pm 45min PRIVATE LESSONS with either Jason or Leanne

Evening – Dinner w Theory Presentation

Day 2

7.30am Check in

8.00am Re-cap on prior day + whiteboard discussion

9.30am Group Session

10.30am MORNING TEA

11.00am Group Session

12noon LUNCH

1.00pm 45min Private Lesson with Jason or Leanne (swap instructors from day before)