Hello,After the success of last year’s online workshops EMMA MALONE is returning with 3 more interactive sessions to help you continue to improve your riding. She will be offering a variety of exercises during the workshops to build awareness and give you ideas and feelings to take away to try on your horse. This workshops will address CONTACT, SITTING TROT and JUMPING POSITION. Full details below. Cost: £8 per workshop for members/£10 for non-members (payable on booking). Please text Marg Mitchell on 07836 334357 to book your place. Payment via BACS to BBC bank account quoting ref: EMMA You may need a few items of ‘kit’ for the workshops, but these will be things you’ll easily have around the home. All information will be sent via email nearer the date. Note: As Emma will give each person attending individual attention whilst doing the exercises, numbers for these sessions will be limited to 15 per session. Members will have priority. Recordings of the sessions will be available after the event for a limited period. Workshop no 1 – Date: 22nd February 22 Time: 7.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. ELASTIC CONTACT. WHAT DOES IT FEEL LIKE AND HOW TO IMPROVE YOURS. Contact … we’ve either got too much or too little. What is the right amount to create an elastic feel in the reins. This workshop will look at the rider’s thoracic spine, shoulders and arms and how these contribute to create an elastic contact. WORKSHOP no 2 – Date: 15th March 22 Time: 7.30 p.m – 8.30 p.m. THE KEY TO SITTING TROT – THE RIDER’S SPINAL SPRING This workshop will look at the spine and how it is designed for shock absorption and how a good shock-absorbing spine improves your sitting trot! WORKSHOP no 3 – Date: 29th March 22 Time: 7.30 p.m. – 8.30 p.m. IMPROVE YOUR JUMP POSITION Do you pop up out of the saddle or fold over a jump?. Do you lose a stirrup or unable to jump straight. This workshop will look at the role of the pelvis and thighs at creating a secure and effective jump position. About EMMA MALONE EQUESTRIAN Emma Malone is an active rider owning, Lady (Irish Sports Horse now retired) and Fiddle, a Connemara/British Sports Horse cross) She is a Franklin Method® Equestrian Level 1 Educator, an Equipilates™ Registered Trainer and a Rider Biomechanics Coach training with Mary Wanless, Ride with your Mind. Emma coaches from her base at Rocking Horse Farm, Crowton and travels throughout Cheshire and the NW to teach riders on and off horse. She loves it when a rider begins to organise their body and seeing the horse respond positively to those changes. These workshops were very well received last year. Would be great to see you at these.