10,000 words and a whole lot of data analysis.
Within my dissertation trial i looked at the pressure distribution of varies combinations, i also further took pre and post temperature of the equines distal limb.
I am aiming to see if there is a correlation between pressure and temperature and see what combination distribute the pressure more evenly
To have a job you enjoy is a privilege. After a year of studying at Writtle and work on the University yard, a lecturer put my name forward for an excellent opportunity working and riding for an advanced dressage rider.
This opportunity has added my riding and has given me opportunities to ride an array of horses from four year olds to advanced competition horses.
After a successful year as captain for the universities equestrian i am please to announce we have qualified for regions.
A new year sees a new horse. Lippy has joined the 2019/2020 academy year with the intention to event next season. We aim to strengthen and promote correct 'way of going' through correct training whilst utilising the therapy equipment to support the training. Lippy has evented up to intermediate level with the aim to work further up the levels
Me and Nige under went a full ridden evaluation from the third year equine students, they looked at laterality, balance, muscle usage and equine way of going. Utilising Quintic, Telerein, Techscan, F-scan and the acoustic myography monitoring kit. The equipement was able to identify factors of my riding which will directly impact his performance, this is valuable information which I am able to recognise and work with when training.
As part of second year Training and enterprise management module we have to look at the training of a riding school horse, this involves looking at all aspects of the horse, including static and dynamic conformation, routine management and behaviour, on Friday we looked at desensitisation and methods of training, this was a good opportunity to get Nige involved.
With the use of target training and positive reinforcement we desensitised him to different stimuli.
Well it's been and exciting week on the equine academy, with the horses training well and we are noticing progression everyday, we have also had our new kit delivered which is sponsored by Birkettlong solicitors, who we look forward to working with in the future.
Zena is the newest arrival to the WUC academy, we are all excited to see what she has to offer, she has not done much in the past due to the owners lack of time, Zena has excellent jumping lines which we hope will start to show as her education starts to develop.
Nige (Primitive Night)
Nige is the most recent member of the WUC equine academy, he competed up to BE 100 last season with the hope to compete higher in the next eventing season. Nige came to the academy to help further his flatwork education and to develop his strength and fitness.