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Dr Gerd Heuschmann Symposium

Information and Registration

For the first time ever in the Inland Northwest, Dr Gerd Heuschmann will present a full Equine Biomechanics Symposium with riding instruction

MAY 17, 18, 19, 2019

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.

This Symposium will feature educational multi-media presentations in the morning on Saturday and Sunday, as well as 3 days of riding instruction.
If you are interested in Classical Riding, this Symposium is not to be missed!


9 private lessons w/ break for lunch

~8:00 am-12:00 pm Symposium
1:00-5:00 5 private lessons
~5:30pm Dinner/Reception and Book signing $25.00 registration required. See PayPal button at right

~8:00 am-12:00 pm Symposium
1:00-5:00 5 private lessons

For an opportunity to meet and converse with this dedicated horseman, plan to attend the Dinner/Reception and Book Signing on Saturday evening. Books and DVD's will be available for purchase at the facility all three days. Registration required, use PayPal button at right. please print and sign form and return via email or mail to RRA.

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 auditor AND to reserve your Reception ticket

RIDERS: ALL RIDING SLOTS ARE SOLD OUT. Rider registration is closed for the May 2019 clinic. 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 were only 16 riding spaces available.

Dr Heuschmann will work with riders of all levels with any breed of horse. Spaces were assigned on a first come first served basis.
Rider tuition includes full auditing all three days and 1 Reception ticket

Auditors may attend the Symposium each day. Cost to Audit is $120.00 for all 3 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 (

An opportunity to meet Dr Heuschmann personally, socialize, buy his books, have them signed, meet the riders and enjoy delicious food and beverages. $25.00

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 $105
3-star hotel
111 Betz Rd, Cheney, WA 99004•(509) 235-1100

Super 8 by Wyndham Spokane/West $62
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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