Presentation on theme: "Clinician Difference between a trainer and clinician Personal definition: Coach, Educator Mission Statement Windswept Stables shall provide the highest."— Presentation transcript:
Clinician Difference between a trainer and clinician Personal definition: Coach, Educator Mission Statement Windswept Stables shall provide the highest quality equine services. We strive to answer all questions and concerns with conviction and principles to help students solve equine related problems.
What is the #1 reason people attend clinics?
“My horse won’t gait”
Purity of Gait Stay Focused
Role as Educator Teach flat foot walk comes before signature gait Students have different learning styles Different learning styles lead to development of educational tools Book Videos Auditors allowed Everyone is a teacher
Marketing Word of mouth Websites (www.windsweptstables.net), Social Media GOOD WILL Take phone calls and answer training questions Owners refunded clinic fee if horse is removed from clinic for health issues (e.g., dental, sore back)
Continuing Equine Education For myself and students Good horsemanship is good horsemanship Continuing Equine Education is vital due to isolation of gaited breeds—not in USEF
Development of Products to Help the Horse and Student Lady Lite Saddle Freedom Bits Freedom Curb strap Relationships developed with National Bridle and Winner’s Circle
Future for Gaited Horse Clinicians Could not be more positive Many “general” clinicians but huge shortage of “gaited horse” clinicians Numerous gaited horse owners looking for answers: Tennessee Walking Horses, Mountain Horse breeds, Missouri Fox Trotters, Gaited Mule, Icelandics, Gaited Morgans, Paso Finos, Peruvians, etc.