Gillian Higgins is an author, anatomical artist, equine and human therapist, functional anatomist and biomechanist. She has a special interest in assessing movement, compensation patterns and designing exercise programmes for rehabilitation and maintenance. In 2007 Gillian founded Horses Inside Out to show riders, trainers, therapists and other equine professionals how understanding equine anatomy and biomechanics can improve welfare, performance and reduce the risk of injury. Based on the latest scientific research and using live painted horses and slow motion video, Gillian, who is now recognised worldwide, runs an annual conference and courses for both horse owners and professionals in anatomy, biomechanics, assessing movement, massage and stretching. On a personal note Gillian owns two horses is a BHS senior coach and has evented up to advanced level. She has published several books and DVD’s. There is a wealth of information, articles and videos on her website www.HorsesInsideOUt.com.