Brendan has devoted his life to the study and teaching of Horsemanship in the Classical tradition. He has learned from many disciplines including Natural Horsemanship, Dressage, Reining, Show Jumping and Racing. He has combined his experiences and successes in all of these disciplines as well as a constant intense study of the Classical Masters, in order to develop his skills as a horseman and teacher.
Brendan seeks to follow the wisdom and principles of the Classical Masters, handed down from teachers like Nuno Oliviera, Xenophon, Baucher, La Gueriniere, Dr. Klimke, Steinbrecht, Podhajski, Anja Beran and Philippe Karl.
Natural Horsemanship and French Classical Dressage are at the very core of Brendan's personal horsemanship. Brendan has a passion for the proper training, conditioning, and maintaining of the integrity of the horse's mind and body from beginning to end. A great reverence, respect and admiration for the horse guides every thought that Brendan has in training. It is his hope that he might bring a refreshing and much needed breath of air to the training of high level horses, with a commitment to putting the horse first.
Brendan has been a featured clinician and teacher at events such as Horseworld Expo, Equine Affaire, World Equestrian Games and many more.
The focus of the clinic is Classical Dressage applied to all disciplines and of course, bridleless riding!
The clinic will be made up of theory and individual sessions throughout the day.
The cost to ride on this clinic is £350. To book your place, please make the minimum deposit payment and complete and return the booking form as soon as possible.
Spectators are always welcome at OE clinics! Spectator places on this clinic are £40 per day or £75 for two days.
Address: Willow Fields, Pump Lane North, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 3RA
Each day will start at 09.30 and finish around 17.00.
The venue is very open, so please bring clothing for all weathers, from suncream to raincoats! There is a large viewing marquee for spectators, should it rain.
Spectators, there is no need to bring your own chair as we have seating at the venue.
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be provided all day, but please bring your own lunch and anything else you might need. Should you prefer to go out at lunchtime, the Three Horseshoes pub across the road serves good food, or there is an Asda superstore two miles away that has a range of hot and cold food options. Additionally, the nearby town of Marlow has a variety of shops, delis and supermarkets.
Respectfully, we ask that spectators do not bring dogs to the venue. This is because we have our own dogs that will be on site throughout the weekend.
There is plenty of parking for horseboxes and cars on-site.
You are welcome to camp onsite in your horsebox, or caravan, but please note that there is no hook up.
Below we have comprised a short list of local hotel/B&B options and there are many more in the area:-
Premier Inn Marlow
Buckinghamshire SL7 2AA
Crowne Plaza Marlow
Buckinghamshire SL7 1GJ
Glade End Guest House
2 Little Marlow Road
Buckinghamshire SL7 1HD
Holiday Inn High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire HP11 1TL