Clinic with Kenneth Vansweevelt

Kenneth is a squire in the Academic Art of Riding.  He returns from Belgium to bring his passion for improving the well being of horses through developing their bodies and minds.  He has a special approach to the work in the knighthood and will teach us three back to back clinics Sept 27- Oct 2.  You can register for one, two or three clinics.  There are discounts for additional days.

Kenneth will show you a world hidden to you before by discovering a new awareness with horses. His goal is not to prepare horses for competition but to carefully develop their self awareness, muscles, balance and strength over time through systematic exercises. Kenneth says to “Be soft, ask friendly and feel deeply” to connect with your horse and inspire them to give their best.
He focuses on isolating and moving different parts of the horse to achieve connection through the spine and move the whole horse fluidly using subtle cues.
Coffee, tea and snacks are provided. You must provide your own lunch.
It’s $400 for horse/rider combos/clinic, $700 for both clinics or $1050 for all three.  You will have three private 30 minute lessons over the 2 days and have one group lesson which is more of a supervised practice and opportunity for Kenneth to see if you understood your lessons. He will give feedback or guidance if necessary.

It’s $45/day or $70/for any two days for spectators. Clinic starts at 9 am both days and there is space for 6 riders. If you put horse in one clinic you can audit the other clinics at no extra charge.
A non refundable but transferrable deposit of $200 will secure your spot as a rider, paid to Heather.   You can register with a credit card below with PayPal or e-transfer  Auditors must register in advance.
CANCELLATION POLICY: If you need to withdraw from this event, you must inform us no later than 30 business days prior to the event. Refunds will not be paid for withdrawals made within 30 business days prior to the scheduled event. Refunds will not be paid for participant no shows.  Deposits are non-refundable but they are transferable to another participant if you need to sell your spot.


Sep 27 2018 - Oct 02 2018


9:00 am - 5:00 pm




4146 Gibbins Rd, Duncan BC CANADA
Heather Nelson


Heather Nelson
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