AHSA Judges & Affiliate Congress - 1st & 2nd July 2017

2017 AHSA Judges & Affiliates Congress Schedule

Judges Seminar - $100.00 pp - inclusive of Welcome Refreshments, Morning Tea, Lunch & Afternoon Tea. Folder, notepad, pen & seminar notes.

AHSA CONGRESS SEMINAR (OPEN to all interested parties)

Saturday 1st July 2017
Welcome to the Adina Apartments - Darling Harbour Sydney
8:30 am - Welcome Tea & Coffee - orientation
9:00 am - The Numerical Score Card system - Allan Preston
10:00 am - Correct Movement & Paces - Bjarne Elefsen - Presenter
11:00 am - Morning Tea - Provided
11:30 am -The Origins of the Show Hack, Show Hunter & Bridle Path - Allan Preston
12: 30 pm - Lunch Break - Provided
1:30 pm - Form & Function - Bjarne Elefsen - Presenter
2:30 pm - The Rule Book - Leonie Williamson & Deb Watson
3:30 pm - Afternoon Tea - Provided
4:00 pm - Judging the Show Hack, Show Hunter & Bridle Path class
5:00 pm - Close

Saturday Evening Entertainment
6:00 pm - Drinks @ the Adina Bar - (each person is responsible for their drinks bill)
6:45 pm - Head out to Dinner
OPTION 1 - The Harbour Cruse Dinner - enjoy a 3 course meal while cruising the beautiful Sydney Harbour $99.00 per person
OPTION 2 - The Land-Lovers Dinner - A La Carte dining at one of the fine restaurants along the Cockle Bay Wharf Strip - cost per individuals order

Sunday 2nd July
8:30 am - gather for breakfast @ Pancakes on the Rocks - cost per individuals order
10:00 am - Judges Workshop - Presented by the JEC - Free for seminar participants. A fee of $20 all others. Smaller groups will get together discussing set topics & brain-storm solutions & ideas for industry improvement. Be a part of the solutions. Working as a united Judges team for the future. The groups will then come together & collectively discuss their solutions.
11:00 am - Judges Meeting - Free to all AHSA Judges
11:30 am - Morning Tea - Provided
12:30 pm - Affiliates meeting - FREE to all AHSA affiliates (limited to 2 Delegates from each affiliate - Discuss ideas for growing shows & the industry - get the answers to your clubs questions - Discuss the rule book, insurance, concerns and the future of our industry.

Sunday Evening Entertainment
3:30 pm - Horse in Art gallery tour - FREE
6:30 pm - Cocktails at the Cargo Bar & Lounge followed by dinner - cost per individuals order

Arabian Judges Congress - Guest Presenter Bjarne Elefsen

Bjarne Elefsen is an accredited International trainer, achieving his credentials in Denmark. Bjarne did a 6 year apprenticeship as a Bereiter in 1982 and has worked as a Bereiter ever since. Training and educating dressage horses and showjumpers and the management of the breeding horses. Over the years, Bjarne has produced many National and International Grand Prix horses, and coached many more to International Grand Prix standard. He has also worked with some of Denmark’s greatest riders and trainers, namely Anne Grethe Toernblad, who was World Champion on the great Martzog. In recent times he was the head trainer and rider at Hasse Hoffmann Training and Sales Barn in Ebeltoft; and has been the test rider for the Danish Warmblood Society on numerous occasions. Bjarne is the current Australian Assistant Dressage coach.  Recently, Bjarne's time has been shared between Australia, Great Britain and Sweden teaching riders at all levels. However, Bjarne is now based in Australia coaching and training dressage horses and riders. Bjarne says, "There are no shortcuts in this sport and I work very closely with all my pupils to ensure that the training is correct and that the partnership and horses welfare are paramount. My training is based on purity of the sport and enabling riders to gain a great deal more experience and knowledge of how the horse and rider must work together, and the rider having a good understanding of the time and mechanics of each individual horse, to reach its full potential."

For Bookings &/or Information please contact Allan or Leonie before 17th June

Allan Preston - ahlanpreston@gmail.com or Mobile 0416183478

Leonie Williamson - leonie.williamson58@bigpond.com or Mobile 0407775200

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