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Dr Gerd Heuschmann Equine Biomechanics Symposium

World Renown author, verterinarian and horseman Dr Gerd Heuschmann will present a weekend of riding instruction

May 2021

Information and Registration

Dr Gerd's Symposium is moving to a weekend of lessons. Please stay tuned for more information!

If you missed him in 2019, don't make the same mistake... register today for 2021!

Dr. Heuschmann is a veterinarian, Bereiter, and world renowned clinician and speaker from Germany. Author of the books “Tug of War”, “Balancing Act”, and “Collection or Contortion” as well as creator of the DVD “If Horses Could Speak.” He specialized in equine orthopedics, then became head of the breeding department at the German Equestrian Federation. Along with his friend Klaus Balkenhol, he is a founding member of Xenophon, an organization dedicated to promoting correct classical horsemanship. Now primarily a speaker and clinician, he travels worldwide speaking eloquently about equine biomechanics, correct classical riding, and the dynamic between horse and rider that is healthy for the horse. Dr. Heuschmann is an expert in the training of the young horse and coaches proper development of the riding horse over time toward the upper levels of dressage.

Both traditional dressage AND Western Dressage will be represented by riders at all levels.

If you are interested in Classical Riding and equine biomechanics, this weekend is not to be missed!


Saturday: TBA

For an opportunity to meet and converse with this dedicated horseman, plan to attend the symposium as time will be made to interact, ask questions and listen to him talk about the condition of modern dressage around the world

Use the PayPal Button at the right to register for this event

When you register, remember to PRINT your registration paperwork and return it via email or postal service. Paperwork MUST be returned to secure your space in the event as a rider AND/OR auditor

RIDERS: RIDING SLOTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE MAY LESSON WEEKEND! PRIVATE riding slots are $300.00. If you can't ride this time, PLEASE come audit this tremendous learning opportunity as you will learn so much from the riders he will work with. Riders from Training Level to Grand Prix will make the auditing experience truly worthwhile!
There are only 16 riding spaces available.

Dr Heuschmann will work with riders of all levels with any breed of horse. Spaces are assigned on a first come first served basis.
Rider tuition includes full auditing all days

Auditors may attend each day. Cost to Audit is $80.00 for all days, or $50.00 each individual day. Seating space is limited so register for your auditor spaces ASAP! You will learn more by attending this event as an auditor than you can even imagine. 4H, Pony Club, and WaHSET discount is available. CALL or email for youth registration form (

Stay and join us for a book signing after the rides. Purchase your books and DVD's here or bring the ones you already have.

RECEPTION DINNER: Tickets $25.00
Join us for dinner at the farm. Dr Gerd will spend social time with diners for easy conversation and sharing. Dinner will be served buffet style with a catered meal including appetizers, 2 entrees, salads and sides served on china, with wine, its the works! Menu will include vegetarian and gluten free options.

Relational Riding Academy is located at 3714 W Anderson Rd, Cheney, WA 99004
PHONE: 509.290.4301

Main Arena: 70X170 Indoor Arena with GEO-TEX dust free footing, bleacher seating, FRP kickwalls, filtered LED lighting

Warm-up Arenas: 60X120 Indoor Arena with sand/wood mix, 70X200 Full Court outdoor dressage arena with wood footing

STABLING is limited, call for availability or to reserve space
1 Acre parking lot
Acres of pasture trailer parking
Restroom facilities

RESTAURANTS: within 15 minutes
Chaps, Latah Bistro, Subway, McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Gerardo's, Lenny's (Italian), China Buffet, Zips, El Rodeo (Mexican)


Holiday Inn Express & Suites Cheney
3-star hotel
111 Betz Rd, Cheney, WA 99004•(509) 235-1100

Super 8 by Wyndham Spokane/West
2-star hotel
11102 W Westbow Rd, Spokane, WA 99224•(509) 209-9971

Northern Quest Resort & Casino
4-star hotel
100 N Hayford Rd, Airway Heights, WA 99001•(877) 871-6772

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