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Friday
21
SEP

Head and neck position in the horse and rider

19:00
20:00
Horse SA
Event organized by Horse SA

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with Assoc Professor Helen Davies, University of Melbourne
Helen will address
- The function of the nuchal ligament in the horse
-The relationship between spine and/or limb movements and positions and movements in the head and neck in both horse and rider.

Dr Davies is a veterinarian, teacher, and research scientist with a life-long interest in communication, posture, and movement, especially in horses and their riders.

During the last 45 years she has gradually developed and tested a range of non-invasive ways to encourage improvements in communication, posture, and function, including in individual horses and riders that have congenital or acquired disabilities or damage.

Aside from teaching functional anatomy of the locomotory and nervous systems at Melbourne University’s Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, Helen is the leader of the functional anatomy and biomechanics research group and is highly active in equine research projects primarily aimed to maintain soundness in working horses.

$17.50 Members of Horse SA (or if your club is a current member)
$27.50 General admission
Or $35 at the door if tickets not sold out beforehand.
Tickets: https://www.trybooking.com/VEDD

To be held in the "Lakeview Room' (Go to the top of the hill where the restaurant is, and the Lakeview room is on your left , parking is found to the right)

This is a fundraising event for Horse SA.
Enq horsesa@horsesa.asn.au
Mob 040248806

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