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Max Corcoran Horsemanship Clinic, Aug 6-7

  • Scarlet Hill Farm 245 Lowell Road Groton, MA, 01450 (map)

Max Corcoran Horsemanship Clinic


A two-evening clinic, August 6- 7, 6-8pm, $80 for both nights

Max Corcoran has been grooming at the highest level of equestrian sport for over fourteen years for some of the best riders in the world. She worked for the O’Connor Event Team, managing the barn for most of those years and traveling everywhere with Karen, including traveling to the Olympic Games (2008, 2012), World Championships (2006, 2010), Pan American Games (2003, 2007) and numerous CCI’s all over the United States and Europe. Since leaving the OCET, Max now freelances, continuing to travel around the United States and the world grooming for riders at the highest level of the sport. She teaches horsemanship clinics for the USEA and the USEF Developing Rider programs, and she is on the Faculty for the Equine Management Training Center at Sandy River, an amazing new program that instructs and trains grooms. Additionally, Max is a Board Member of the Professional Riders Organization (PRO).

Max Corcoran Horsemanship Clinic

The two-evening sessions will cover topics such as:

  • Good program - hints and tips to be ready all the time - Power Point

  • Making good decisions - Power Point

  • Conditioning for horse and rider - rest, rehab etc

  • Nutrition 101

  • Grooming basics

  • Show turnout

  • Vet 101 - trotting your horse up, basic structures, when do you need to call the vet?

  • How to get the most out of your pre-purchase exam - power point

  • Alternative Therapies - power point

  • tack - fitting it correctly and how to use it

  • packing for a show

  • xc aftercare

  • Studs/ Boots, bandages - when to use and why

  • Athletic Health - power point

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