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“First time attending a lightness clinic. Highly recommend, huge difference in working relationship with horse”.

Kathryn Bazely

“Another fabulous Lightness Clinic. Leanne is a patient and knowledgeable instructor and works very closely with you to help deepen the relationship with your horse and to instill the principles of Classical Dressage to ensure consistency in all aspects of working with your horse. I particularly enjoy the in-hand work and seeing the changes in the posture of both yourself and the horse. Highly Recommend”

Kathryn Bazely

“A gorgeous weekend for the quarterly Lightness Clinic held at Avoca Park. It’s nice to be amongst like minded people and the vibe and energy was awesome.

Thrilled to the back teeth with my lovely Matisse. He is getting stronger every week and lighter and lighter in front. The 3 lessons over 2 days focussing on posture are exponentially beneficial. Amazing transformations for all participants.

Started shoulder in with Matty today and we were using that to improve his balance in canter ( which is still a WIP). I am exhausted but still really buzzed and excited about what the future holds for us.”

Linda Muldoon

Leanne Williams: Clinic Hiring

You can have nationally accredited and qualified Légèreté coach, Leanne Williams, at your clinic! Leanne is happy to travel interstate or internationally with any flights and accommodation being provided by the event holder.

Leanne’s passion for horses and caring for them to succeed has amounted to an impressive resume. In the past 30 years Leanne has achieved her Equestrian Australia, National Coaching Levels 1, 2 & 3 in Dressage. She is also a level 2 Jumping Equitation Judge and is a level 1 licensed teacher in Philippe Karl’s School of Légèreté.

During her riding career Leanne trained and competed Avoca Black Saint to Grand Prix and in that time represented both Australia and Victoria. Leanne’s currently continuing the development of her riding with the School of Légèreté and studies many aspects in maintaining and improving the horse and rider’s wellbeing.

Leanne has been successful hosting clinics all around Australia with both her Lightness Clinics and her First Steps To Piaffe Clinics, co-hosted with Jason McInnes. With a passion to learn and also to educate, Leanne has learnt a wealth of knowledge surrounding the well being and positive approach to train your horse in ‘lightness’.

Her Lightness clinics are about working with your horse from the ground and under saddle and teaching your horse to travel in a posture that is conducive with dressage and comfortable riding, all while also developing a horse for long term soundness. She will work through groundwork, in-hand work, flexions and of course riding!!!

Teaching the horse to travel in self carriage the main goal and understanding their asymmetry and balance is the answer.

Using her knowledge in equine bio-mechanics and explaining how the muscles and skeleton needs to work to achieve BALANCE and SYMMETRY in your horse will be of great importance during your clinic.

For an unforgettable and undoubtedly informative and inspirational clinic, you can have FEI competitor Leanne Williams with you at the price of $880 per clinic day!

To register your interest in hiring Leanne’s second to none knowledge as a rider and coach, please fill out the form below!

I attended the latest Lightness Clinic last weekend. Once again, a great two days starting off with a morning session of in hand – lengthening and shortening the steps, stretching and trying some higher frame short steps – very exciting! Then in hand/mounted in the afternoon session. Yesterday all participants had a private lesson to work on and solidify everything practiced from the first day. All horses and riders reached and passed milestones and there were many, many smiling faces.. I’ve had the comment on one of my dressage tests “horse in self carriage” – the methodology works if you commit

Di Politz

“I attended the lightness clinic last weekend. It was my first clinic with my young horse who is having some training with Leanne. This was also the first time I’ve ridden my horse since he’s been at Avoca Park, the work Leanne has done with him has been amazing, the difference I felt in him was fantastic! Thank you, guys”

Alma Robinson

“Another quarterly Lightness Clinic done and dusted. So enjoy being around these like minded riders and always grateful to Leanne for keeping me on track with both Joey and Matisse, especially at the moment when things aren’t going so well.”

Linda Muldoon