IH Webinars

The IH Professional Equine Webinar Series…

Up to fairly recently the main focus of IH has been the amazing IH Magazine. However, the addition of our monthly IH Professional Equine Webinars have been a knock out success!

We invite a wide range of equine professionals from farriers, to bitting experts, to Grand Prix dressage riders. In addition to some less horsey guests, whose expertise are intended to support the wonderful members of the IH community; such as Angela Hobbs’ eye-opening menopause webinar.

Our webinars are FREE to IH Members* and just £10.00 to non members. Visit the shop to Book Tickets for those up and coming OR why not Join Us as a Member from just £39.50 a year.

IH Members you will receive a Zoom link to the webinar on the day. If you haven’t received it by 2 pm please check your junk and spam and if not there contact Sharron at office@ihhq.net

Coming Up…

All About Colic: Prevention, Management and Outcomes Webinar

with Professor Debra Archer

On Wednesday 8th June 2022, we have Prof. Debra Archer BVMS PhD CertES(soft tissue) Dip. ECVS FRCVS FHEA, Professor of Equine Surgery, RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Surgery, Institute of Infection, Veterinary and Ecological Sciences and Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Debbie is going to share with us her expert knowledge on colic and the best time for prevention as well as treatment.

Debbie graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1996 and worked as a veterinary surgeon in mixed and equine practice in the UK for 4 years prior to completing an equine surgical residency at the University of Liverpool in 2003. Debbie gained the RCVS Certificate in Equine Surgery (soft tissue) in 2003 and the ECVS Diploma in Equine Surgery in 2004. She then completed a PhD between 2003-2006 investigating the Epidemiology of Colic at the University of Liverpool. Debbie was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery at the University of Liverpool in 2006 and was subsequently was appointed as Professor of Equine Surgery and Head of Equine Surgery at Liverpool in 2013. She divides her time between equine clinical work and teaching at the University’s Equine Hospital and research within the Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Institute of Infection and Global Heath.

Find out more about Professor Debra Archer here.

Free to IH Members (you’ll be sent the link on the day) Non-members – buy a ticket Or Join Us as a Member!

Do send in any questions to office@ihhq.net and we’ll do our best to put them forward.

Prof. Debra Archer

Here’s a Taster of our Fantastic IH Webinar Series…

Previous Speakers in the IH Professional Equine Webinars Series

group phot of kelly marks, monty roberts and two others

Monty Roberts

‘The Man Who Listens to Horses’

Kelly Marks talks to Monty Roberts to raise money for the charity Shy Lowen.  This evening webinar managed to raise nearly £2000 for this small Liverpool based charity which helps the local kids and horses in a deprived area.  You can still donate: HERE

'Top Performance Tips for You and Your Horse' Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Dr Jessica Kidd

Dr. Jessica Kidd

Orthopaedic equine vet

Kelly Marks spoke to Dr Jessica Kidd BA, DVM, Certes(Orth), Diplomate ECVS, MRCVS and RCVS and European recognised specialist in equine surgery. Topics include: Pre-purchase vet checks, Kissing Spine, Finding medical advice online, Predispositions in breeds, Shod vs barefoot, the effects of stabling, Alternative therapies & Hives.

Clare MacLeod

Independent Equine Nutritionist

‘What you wish you knew’ about nutrition. Hosted by Kelly Marks and guest starring Clare Macleod MSc RNutr Independent Equine Nutritionist. Includes topics such as: body condition scoring and how to make your own decisions about feeding…

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Sue Palmer

Sue Palmer

ACPAT physiotherapist and IH Trainer

Hosted by Kelly Marks and guest starring Sue Palmer aka. The Horse Physio, winner of the ‘Best Equine Physiotherapist 2020′; Author of ‘Understanding Horse Performance’ and ‘Horse Massage for Horse Owners’.

Sue talks to us all about physiotherapy as well as some common horse health issues.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Professor Derek Knottenbelt

Professor Derek Knottenbelt

Specialist subjects include sarcoids and headshaking

Hosted by Kelly Marks and supported by Dr Jessica Kidd starring Professor Derek Knottenbelt. Shares some truths about classic veterinary care for tumours and sarcoids treatment.

Founder of Vets with Horse Power charity.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Gillian Higgins

Gillian Higgins

Equine Anatomist – ‘Horses Inside Out

Kelly Marks asks members questions in Q&A with Gillian Higgins covering topics such as: correct contact/riding over the vertical, her number one exercise and the importance of pole work and much more…

Profile image of Intelligent Horsemanship Recommend Horse Trainer Dr Rosie Jones-McVey, based in Cambridgeshire.

Dr Rosie Jones-Mcvey

Social Anthropologist and IH Trainer

Equine anthropology, horses in therapy, bravery…. all topics discussed led by Kelly Marks and also featuring Kylie Waters study on whether is it ethical to use horses for Equine Assisted Therapy and PTS work.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with with Veronica fowler

Dr Veronica Fowler

Virologist and equine researcher

On this webinar we will discuss ‘bad science’ and experience what it is like to use different parts of your memory and learn how our brains can play tricks on us and can sneakily influence our decisions. We explore different types of information, cognitive biases and how that information can be distorted. We show marketing brain tricks that are used by journalists and scientists as well and I will share some examples of where BAD SCIENCE has got in the way of good welfare.”

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Sue Dyson

Dr Sue Dyson

Specialist subjects inc. lameness and saddle fit

Kelly speaks with Dr Sue Dyson about lameness, rehabilitation and pain responses. In addition to training, tack, bits, nosebands, lameness, rider size, injury prevention, injury recognition, specifics of various injuries, trimming and shoeing, surfaces, knowing what is normal and pre-purchase examinations. Across two IH webinars.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Warren Schofield Vet

Warren Schofield

Orthopaedic equine vet

Kelly talks to top equine orthopaedic surgeon Warren Schofield all about Kissing Spines and more…

“Warren was so down-to-earth, practical, sensible, clear-thinking… yet still so enthusiastic! Really interesting to hear his approach, and to learn more.”  Lynda Thompson.

Dr Chris Pearce

Equine Dentistry

European Veterinary Equine Dental Specialist unpacks some common misconceptions around the Equine Dental industry including the importance of qualifications and different types of Equine Dentist.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with with event rider lucinda green seen riding cross country

Lucinda Green MBE

6 Times Badminton winner (Write up in IH Mag!)

My webinar in June with Lucinda Green was a welcome hour of delight. These Zoom webinars feel so personal; like a one-on-one chat with a close friend… When I discovered that the recording hadn’t worked, at least I could be grateful that it was so interesting I’d remembered most of it!… We’ve managed to capture the essence of the inspirational interview with Lucinda In the IH 2021 Autumn Magazine.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Angela Hobbs

Angela Hobbs

Menopause Expert and Business Start Up Coach

Kelly talks to long time friend, Angela Hobbs, about the menopause, how it might affect us and possible solutions.

Read more in an article about the subject in Educational Articles.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with Shaun Mandy Grand Prix Dressage rider and Carl Hester student

Shaun Mandy

Grand Prix Dressage Rider and Carl Hester student

Kelly talks to Shaun Mandy, to find ways to get the best from your horse and yourself. Shaun finished with Top Tips to win at your next (or first) dressage class!

‘We did our homework from the Shaun Mandy webinar tonight, and the results were amazing. I had a very switched on Cob, happily carrying herself. This was definitely one of the lectures that I got the most learning points’. Estelle New Turner

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with gary pickford

Gary Pickford

World renown remedial farrier

Kelly talks to Gary Pickford world renown remedial farrier and founder of Chapel Forge Farriery.

Gary is introduced by osteopathic veterinary surgeon, Dr Jessica Kidd BA, DVM, CertES(Orth), Diplomate ECVS, MRCVS, RCVS and European Recognised Specialist in Equine Surgery who works closely with Gary.

Webinar part of the IH Professional Equine Webinar Series with James Cooling

James Cooling

Bitting & Bridling Expert

James Cooling, Bit and Bridle fitting expert and founding member of the Association of Professional Bit and Bridle Fitters (APBBF); Answers questions including: Why should I consider bit and bridle fit? (the whole horse approach), anatomy for bitting, considerations on changing your horses bit, strong horse/strong bit?

Christmas 'Cheese, Wine and CONFIDENCE' Webinar with Kelly Marks, Daisy Smith and Sandra Williams

The Confidence Dream Team

Kelly Marks, Daisy Smith & Sandra Williams

Kelly Marks, Daisy Smith from How Very Horsey and IH Trainer Sandra Williams host a confidence master class. A morale boosting webinar with some fantastic hints and tips on managing your own confidence – in any situation.


Ian Vandenberghe

IH Trainer and Breeding and Foaling Expert

Kelly talks to Ian Vandenberghe, IH Trainer and Breeding and Foaling expert. Ian has a lifetime of experience in the equestrian world, from Dressage to Stud Management and Foal Handling via Farrier. Developed by Ian Hartsop Farm is a fabulous training centre for horses and people and is used by IH for courses. Ian answers your questions on the things you must know before breeding your mare or handling your foal(s).

Charlie Unwin

Charlie Unwin

Performance Psychology Coach

Charlie Unwin leading performance psychologist and mental coach has trained elite performers from a range of difference industries; Olympic champions, special forces soldiers, surgeons, musicians, fighter pilots and business executives.

Charlie is passion about training our mind and body to adapt effectively to life’s challenges. He gives a unique talk and answers your questions on how to achieve your personal goals be it equestrian related or otherwise.

Julie Driver

Pilates Teacher

Julie has been teaching Pilates for over 18 years and believes Pilates is the perfect way for riders to improve their technique and create a stronger relationship with their horse.

Julie gives us a fun an interactive webinar to help overcome and answer your questions on common rider issues. Such as; are you given the same corrections by your riding instructor everytime? Do you lose your balance in trot? Feel like your lower leg has a life of its own? 

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