Georgia Bruce clinic – Canberra, 12-13 March 2011

2 DayClicker Training Clinic

With Georgia Bruce

Venue:

Pegasus Farm
119 Drake Brockman Drive,
Holt ACT

Download the Clinic Flyer

Clinic Includes:

  • Theory Sessions –
  • How Horses Learn & The Science of Training
  • The Principles of Clicker Training
  • Introducing Your Horse to Clicker Training
  • Start Your Horse on the Click With Horses Success Training Program
  • Practical Sessions –
  • Extensive Groundwork Exercises With the Clicker
  • Desensitizing and Bombproofing Your Horse
  • Establishing Obedience on the Ground
  • Riding Sessions – Riding With The Clicker
  • Improving Basic Ridden Responses
  • Understanding The Dressage Training Scale
  • Rhythm, Suppleness and Contact With the Clicker
  • Training Lateral Work
  • Advanced Riding and Training Techniques
  • Solving Problem Behaviours

Clinic Cost is $300 for two full days of training.

Spectators: $30 for per day

Bookings Essential

Ph: Andrew on 0419 434 634 or email andrew@hennell.com.au

A Unique Opportunity Not to Be Missed

You will need to bring:

  • A Horse
  • Bridle, Saddle, Helmet, Boots
  • Rope Halter and 12 ft Lead
  • A Bumbag
  • Pellets & Carrots
  • Notepad and Pen
  • Lunch and Refreshments

Georgia Bruce is a Paralympian and was a dual bronze medallist in Dressage at the 2008 Paralympic Games riding Australia’s top dressage horse Victory Salute. Georgia has represented Australia in Dressage on eight occasions including two World Para Dressage Championships (2003 & 2007) and 2 Paralympic Games (2004 & 2008). Georgia did a demonstration dressage ride in Hagen, Germany at the Horses and Dreams Festival, she was also a demonstration rider at the 2000 Paralympic Games in Sydney. Georgia is currently a member of the Equestrian Australia National Squad and is on the Development Squad for Para Equestrian Dressage. Georgia is currently training towards selection trials to compete at the London Paralympics 2012.

Georgia has also competed successfully in open competition to FEI level dressage, as well western performance events including western please, reining, trail and cutting.

She is a qualified Level 1 Coach and Dressage Judge with Equestrian Australia. Georgia has worked for Olympic Dressage competitors including Hubertus Schmidt (Germany) and Christine Doan (Australia).

Georgia has extensively studied learning theory and operant conditioning. This has led to her expertise in a science based type of training known as “Clicker Training”.

Georgia has used Clicker Training for the past 12 years to train horses for dressage, western, starting young horses under saddle, re-training problem horses, training wild brumbies in North Queensland, trick horse training and liberty work.

Georgia has presented Clicker Training with her horse ‘Rumba the Wonder Horse’ at events including:

Equitana Asia Pacific (2005, 2009), Canberra Equine Expo 2009, Australian Beef Expo 2009, ISES Conference 2009 (International Society for Equitation Science), Bendigo National Horse Expo 2009, Rotary Field Day’s, Other Equine Expo’s, Pony Club Events, Fate’s, Fair’s, Ute Musters, Fundraisers and Agricultural Shows.

Georgia and ‘Rumba the Wonder Horse’ have appeared on TV including Burkes Backyard, Landline, The ABC Pet Show and Horse Talk TV. Georgia has given many TV and Radio interviews about Clicker Training and her experiences representing Australia in Dressage. Georgia has appeared in Newspaper and Magazine Articles including: The Horse Magazine, Horse Deals, Horse and Rider, The Courier Mail, That’s Life Magazine etc. Georgia has also written commissioned articles for magazines including: The Horse Magazine, The Australian Sport Horse Journal, Horse Deals Magazine, Horses and People Magazine.

Georgia’s website www.HorseTraining.org ranks in the top five websites in the world on google.com when using the searching for the term “Horse Training”.

Georgia is 29 years old and lives in Speewah, Far North Queensland. She has 4 horses that are in full time training. Georgia also teaches horses and riders, giving lessons and clinics around Australia.

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