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Training RoR South West - Realistic Retraining with Eric Smiley

31st May, 2024

Realistic Retraining evening

Fri 31 May 2024

Sparsholt College


Come and join RoR South West at Sparsholt College Equine Centre with Eric Smiley FBHS British Eventing Master Coach exploring what works, what doesn't work and how to make it better. Covering:

  • Flatwork and jumping
  • Brakes
  • Steering
  • Communications.

Realistic retraining is just that- a REALISTIC look at the challenges and rewards of retraining a former racehorse. There will be a range of horses at different stages of their retraining journey. Eric will talk about how to manage your retraining expectations, time lines and goal setting plus demonstrating exercises and techniques that will help you progress through the year.

This evening is open to ALL, you do not need to own an RoR to join us.

Refreshments- tea, coffee and cake included in the ticket price.

Eric is a British Eventing Master Coach and Fellow of the British Horse Society (FBHS). He is a renowned International Coach and was coach to the 2012 Belgium Olympic Eventing Team. As a competitor, he has represented Ireland at two European Championships, gaining team bronze medal on each occasion. Three World Equestrian Games and been on four Olympic Teams competing at Barcelona and Atlanta. A consistent and regular participant at Burghley and Badminton, he has also represented Ireland at all levels of International competitions throughout Europe.

31st May, 2024
Roly Rickcord

Venue information

Sparsholt College
Westley Lane
SO21 2NF
United Kingdom