International Academy of Veterinary Chiropractic

Horse, Saddle & Rider Interactions Module I: Evaluation of Horse, Saddle and Rider Interactions

Important Concepts for Effective Training and Rehabilitation of the Equine Athlete

21.09.2023 - 22.09.2023


Evaluation of the Equine Athlet

  • Analysis of the flexibility, stability and trainability of the horse
  • Evaluation of hypo- and hypermobility & muscle tension
  • Basics for individual training strategies

Evaluation of the Saddle 

  • Analysis of the general saddle fit
  • Saddle fit in depth: The Icelandic horse, western saddles, saddle pads, rider influence, etc.
  • Workable approaches for different saddle fit problems

Evaluation of the Rider

  • Analysis of the rider: Examples of typical patterns of the rider and their effects
  • Workable approaches as a “first aid” support



Dr. Daniela Danckert, DVM

Kirstin Becker, DVM

Dr. Selma Latif, DVM

Angela Lohman, Biomechanic Trainer


Horse, Saddle & Rider Interactions: Important Concepts for the Equine Athlete

A well-structured approach to get the best out of your treatment sessions

Module I, Thursday and Friday (9am – 6pm) September 21st and 22nd, 2023

at the Heimathaus Sittensen, Am Heimathaus 4, 27419 Sittensen, Germany