Education

Equine Workshop - Owner's Days

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 Owner's Guide to Functional Anatomy and Introduction to Basic Massage:


Ever wanted to develop an understanding of your horse's anatomy, how tack, exercise and husbandry can affect their mobility, performance and well-being? 


Our Owner's Days cover just that, we look at the anatomy of your horse and help you to:

  • Enhance your relationship with your horse
  • Obtain a better understanding of your horse's conformation and gait
  • Learn how basic massage techniques can improve how your horse moves and performs
  • Stretching for suppleness techniques
  • Provide a Bespoke therapeutic lesson for you and your horse to learn going forward.

Owner's Days are hosted by Little Green Stables and are held in conjunction with Cassie Hall from Four Legged Therapies. 


2019 Dates:


Saturday March 30th - 10.30am-4pm


Saturday May 11th - 10.30am -4pm


Saturday July 27th - 10.30am - 4pm


Hosted at Little Green Stables - Bring your own Horse £65pp Stable included.


 

Please email for more information: 

rebeccah.baylis@gmail.com 

Continuing Professional Development

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 Equine Gait & rehabilitation, exercises & strengthening with a focus on conditions 

Sat 10th August 2019 - 9.30am - 4pm 

 

This CPD day in Somerset is provided by Rebeccah Baylis from Little Green Stables in conjunction with Cassie Hall, from Four Legged Therapies and is aimed at Merishia Massage graduates and Equine Therapy students. We welcome other equine manual therapists.


The day consists of:

Analysing "normal" footfalls within gaits, gait abnormalities & gait related conditions. Evaluating injuries & conditions to determine rehab exercises appropriate for targeting muscle groups to build strength & condition (no gadgets involved). Discuss the stages of rehab & opportunity to create rehab plans & practice these exercises. 


About Becky: Passionate about Horses and their enrichment using a holistic approach who has trained in Veterinary Physiotherapy with TCAP. She is also a qualified Equine Massage Therapist, with further equine training in Acupressure, Myofascial Release and Mobilisation, as well as being an Equine Herbal Consultant. 


About Cassie: Producer, Trainer and Eventer with an Equine Behaviour degree, qualified in Equine Massage with further equine training in Acupressure, Myofascial Release and Mobilisation. 


 £75pp

Please email for more information: 

rebeccah.baylis@gmail.com 

Your Dog: Inside & Out

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Your Dog Inside & Out:

Sat 14th September - 9am - 1pm


Join us with your dog at Totally Canine Dog Activity Centre, Yeovil, Somerset.


A morning of learning about your dog. We will look at how your dog moves, how your dog plays, how your dog eats & how your dog sleeps.  


A workshop for owners who want to learn more to help their dogs lead happy & healthy lives. 


An introduction into owner canine massage, how to settle & relax your dog. 


Some super training brain games for you to play with your dog, including scent work.


The importance of the right diet for your dog.


A look at dog stress & how to recognise the signs & triggers & how to help de-stress your dog. 


An introduction to Canine Yoga 


Aquatic Treadmill & Hydrotherapy demo. 


Small groups of 10 at £40pp with your dog, email to book your place.


Please email for more information: 

rebeccah.baylis@gmail.com 


Co-hosted by: 

Poole4dogs & Totally Canine

Future CPD.s Talks & Presentations

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Offering a range of talks to local riding clubs, pony clubs and like minded animal folk. We also offer training for therapists covering a range of CPD subjects. 


Our 2019/20 Equine & Canine Winter Series & CPD planning is well under way  covering the following topics:

2019


  • Equine Gut & Diet: Sat 21st Sept
  • Autumn Forage: Oct 2019 (date tbc)
  • Equine Evolution:  Sat 19th Oct
  • Equine Holistic Weekend at Exmoor Riding Centre: Sat & Sun 5th & 6th Oct, please email: Cathy: exmoor-riding@gmail.com 


An evening with Midge Bailey: Book signing. Midge has been involved with elite TB bloodstock for the majority of her career based in the UK, Europe & Australia. Specialising in Equine reproduction & behaviour writing Equine Stud Management, co-authoring The Horse from Conception to Maturity as well as several specialist magazines. Now exclusively writing fiction this is an opportunity to chat with Midge & purchase a signed copy of her latest book "Sky Dancer"  ready for Christmas!! This evening is FREE with nibbles & wine supplied as a Thank you to all our clients & supporters. Tuesday 5th Nov 7.30pm-9.30pm 



2020 Dates so far....

  • Equine Distal Limb Dissection: Sat 29th Feb 2020
  • Equine Gut Podiatry: Sat 14th March 2020
  • Equine Massage & Anatomy for owners: Dates TBC



Brought to you by Little Green Stables, Cassie Hall from Four Legged Therapies & in conjunction with Progressive Hoof Care:  http://www.progressivehoofcare.co.uk/ 

 

Dawn Westcott from The Exmoor Pony Project has been attending our talks, you can read her blog here 


For more information and dates please email or find us on Facebook:

 Little Green Stables


Please email for more information or if you would like to host an educational evening:  

rebeccah.baylis@gmail.com