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  • New Barn Livery, Chelford, Cheshire WA16 8TA Chelford Road Knutsford, WA16 8TA United Kingdom (map)
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Would you like to learn about horse behaviour, how to manage behaviour problems and find out more about horse behaviour consulting?

A better understanding of horse behaviour and the principles of consulting can help you improve your relationship with your own horse and give you the confidence to make better-informed choices about riding, handling, training and competing.

Justine will look at common behaviour problems and why they occur as well as an introduction to the principles and practice of horse behaviour consulting. The day will include presentations and real life case studies.

You will learn about:

  • common causes of horse behaviour problems

  • common behaviour problems and how to manage them

  • the horse's behavioural needs

  • equine stress and how to manage it

  • how to assess horse behaviour

  • how to assess emotional thresholds

  • the process of horse behaviour consulting

  • working with LIMA (Least Invasive, Minimally Aversive) principles

  • real-life case studies

This weekend is aimed at horse owners, students and equestrian professionals interested in learning about how to manage different behaviour problems and for those wishing to learn more about behaviour consulting.

CPD attendance certificates will be available, please email Justine if you would like one.


Tickets are limited and need to be purchased in advance, no tickets will be available on the door.

This is Day 2 of a two day event but you can buy either a one day or two day ticket. Ticket price includes refreshments and a light lunch.

One day ticket - horse behaviour consulting day only
Early Bird price before 10 July £75
Regular price after 10 July £85


Two day ticket - behaviour workshop & behaviour consulting day
Early Bird price before 10 July £140
Regular price after 10 July £170


For information and tickets for the behaviour workshop on 10 August click here


Justine is a fully certified member of the International Association of Animal Behaviour Consultants (IAABC). She is also the organisation’s UK Chair, a member of the Application Review Committee, and a Mentor for both the IAABC's Online Mentorship programme and the Animal Behaviour Consulting Principles & Practice course. Justine is also registered as an Accredited Animal Behaviourist with the Animal Behaviour and Training Council and the organisation’s Vice Chair.

In addition to helping horse owners solve their horse behaviour problems Justine regularly writes for a number of equestrian magazines worldwide including Horse, Horse & Hound, Your Horse, Endurance GB, Horse & Rider (US & UK), Bit (Netherlands), Horses & People (Australia), Horse Deals (UK & Australia), The Sun, nutritional supplement company VetVits and Petplan Equine Insurance.

Justine lectures on the BSc (Hons) Behavioural Science Degree at Writtle University College and also acts as an expert consultant in legal disputes and court cases involving equine behaviour.

For further information about Justine please click here.

Later Event: 17 September