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The Irish Pony Club Training Day with Yogi Breisner

Gurteen College
Event organized by Gurteen College

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Gurteen College is the venue for the Irish Pony Club Open Training Day with Yogi Breisner on Monday 9th April 2018. ALL are WELCOME to come and gain from this unique and valuable training day.

Yogi is one of the most respected and successful trainers for riders and horses. As a member of the Swedish International Eventing Team between 1976 and 1987, Yogi won European team gold in 1983 and competed at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. He also finished in the top ten at Badminton four times.

During his 17 years as the British Eventing Team Performance Manager, he led the team to four successive Olympic team medals as well as five European team titles. He stepped down from his position at British Eventing after the 2016 Rio Olympics. Now Yogi is an advisor to the Swedish Equestrian Federation, Olympic national coaches and co-ordinators for Jumping, Dressage and Eventing.

This fantastic training opportunity is open to the public and IPC members giving the chance to learn from an experienced International instructor. The day has been divided into a number of sessions in order give a variety of options to aid the chance to attend this wonderful training event.

Day Session - see programme below
Starting at 9.30am with refreshments and registration
Lunch at 12.45pm
Day Session Concludes at 5pm
5 CPD points for IPC Instructors
Admission - €35
Evening Session
Starts at 6.30pm
Concludes at approximately 9.30pm
2 CPD Points for IPC Instructors and I CPD Point for HSI Coaches
Admission - €25
Both Sessions - Full Package
Includes Both the Day Session and the Evening Session as above
Discounted Admission Fee - €50
Register for this training day through the Irish Pony Club Its Plain Sailing page: https://www.itsplainsailing.com/club/ipc/entry?type=entry&eventid=5155&competitionid=92276 If you are not an IPC member fill in as Non-member where mandatory field asks IPC role. Online registration will close on Thursday 5th April 2018.

Enquiries to the IPC office on 056-8832966 or christina@irishponyclub.ie or Mr. Tony Ennis on 086-8617698.

9.30am Registration - Tea and Coffee
9.50am Opening Address
Mr. Tony Ennis, IPC Chairman of Training

9.55am Welcome
Mr. K. Flynn, Farm Manager Gurteen College

Eventing Changes over the last 20 years


Coaching Philosophy
Mr. J.P. Buckley, Soccer Coach for under age athletes

Finding the Balance
Mr. D. Brislane, Vice Principal Nenagh C.B.S.

Horse and Rider Fitness
Mr. Yogi Breisner

12.30pm Questions and Answers

12.45pm LUNCH

Balanced Position for Cross Country on the flat and over fences
Mr. Yogi Breisner

Finding the balance and harmony over assimilated fences
Mr. Yogi Breisner

16.30pm Questions and Answers

17.00pm BREAK

Evening Session
Exercises to improve Cross Country agilityof horse and rider
Mr. Yogi Breisner

Enhancing confidence and balance over assimilated fences
Mr. Yogi Breisner

21.30pm Closing Address