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Dr. Gerd Heuschmann, DVM Symposium - Clinic Rider & Auditor Registration

Organizer: Eliese Klennert 507-261-7393


Join top veterinarian, author, dressage and equine biomechanics expert Dr. Gerd Heuschmann from May 17-19, 2024, at the beautiful Leatherdale Equine Center - University of Minnesota.

World renowned veterinarian, Bereiter (master trainer), and author Dr. Gerd Heuschmann will present a one day riding clinic on Friday, May 17th followed by a two-day symposium on the Biomechanics of the Equine Athlete on May 18-19. Dr. Heuschmann was based at the Warendorf Veterinary Clinic associated with the German National Riding School. He has an extensive background as a treating veterinarian in the Olympic disciplines of Dressage, Show Jumping and Eventing and as a riding trainer who applies a thorough understanding of the biomechanics of movement on the development of our equine athletes. A respected international lecturer, Dr. Heuschmann educates equestrians on how to make the sport of riding better for the horse.

The clinic day on Friday will be presented in a private lesson format.

The symposium days on Saturday & Sunday will include lecture and demonstration riders. You are encouraged to attend both days as different material will be covered, and there will be different horse/rider combinations each day - including classical dressage and Western dressage riders. Demonstration riders will be announced closer to the date. please e-mail Eliese ( if you would like information on how to apply to be a demonstration rider.

Clinic Day: Friday, May 17th from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (registration opens at 7:45 a.m.)

Symposium Day: Saturday, May 18th from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)

Meet & Greet with Gerd: Saturday, May 18th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. For more information and/or buy tickets here:

Symposium Day: Sunday, May 19th from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (registration opens at 8:00 a.m.)

To complete registration:
*Riders AND auditors need to submit the waivers attached below.

Riders: Please e-mail Eliese Klennert ( a current Coggins and vaccination record.
If traveling from out of state, health papers are also required.

CALL FOR DEMONSTRATION RIDERS FOR THE SYMPOSIUM - please e-mail Eliese ( if you would like information on how to apply to be a demonstration rider.

Organizer Notes

There will be a non-refundable processing fee added to your registration.
Registration: No refund unless your spot can be filled (this applies to both auditors + riders

Rider Spot - Friday ONLY (Clinic/lesson format)


Audit Symposium - Saturday & Sunday


Audit Clinic Day - Friday ONLY


Audit Symposium - Saturday ONLY


Audit Symposium - Sunday ONLY


  • Stabling Fee (Thursday-Friday)$30.00

Administrative Information

  • Ride Time: Ride times will be e-mailed to riders and published on Facebook.
  • Trailer Direction: The stabling facility (Dudley Barn) is located behind the Leatherdale Equine Center.
  • Change Policy: Changes are not permitted.
  • Refund Policy: No refunds.
  • Entry Option(s) Secure Spot: Pay in full via STRIDER