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Clinics, something for everybody

December 10, 2018

The Friday programme of Faderpaard on January 11th with the stallion inspections and FRIESIAN PROMS largely consists of clinics and workshops. Once again the KFPS has managed to compile an attractive programme for this edition.
The clinics in the main arena will be conducted in Dutch. For listening in on English and German translations it is possible to rent headsets at the administrative office (KFPS stand). The programme in the main arena starts with the Finals of the Friesian Talent Cup. Next are the finals of the Horses2fly KFPS Sport Competition Showdriving which will be alternated with a clinic Judging the Friesian Horse and a clinic by Rien van der Schaft with the winners of the Pavo Fryso Cup Dressage Aptitude and participants of the Mei Grand Prix Nei Grand Prix 2.0 project.
In the promo village will be a clinic on ‘From Basic Posture to Ready for Action’ by Mechteld Jonker from Horsescan. Horst Becker presents a clinic on the subject of classic training principles for the conservation of the horse. There will be a further one clinic by Tweespan Ruitersport, a clinic on the subject of grooming by Stal de Mersken and the Horse Rescue Team will give a demonstration on how to deal with animals in distress.

Theoretical clinics
Various theoretical clinics will take place in the three New York rooms of the WTC Hotel. Osteopath Jeroen Duenk is going to clarify the influence of relaxed breathing on equine agility. Pascale Drijfhout of Horses2fly talks you through the entire procedure and everything involved in importing/exporting horses with special focus on the specific details for Friesian horses in comparison to other breeds. Certified equine vet Ben Horsmans, MA will enlighten you on the matter of present-day equine gynaecology as well as discuss some points of advice in relation to future breeding.
Dressage trainer Rien van der Schaft will also present a theoretical clinic called ‘From Basics to Grand Prix’ in Dutch and in English. Natasja Helgers, MA of Enter MBA exemplifies on the basis of her own life story what role horses can play in living and surviving.