Do you ride horses and wish you could be involved more in their care? Do you own a horse and have questions about what’s best for your animal? Or are have you always wanted to work with horses and didn’t know where to start? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, this course is for you. Fundamentals of horse care, equine behavior and training, and safe practice will be covered. Gain in-depth knowledge about saddle styles and fitting, equine wellness and equine veterinary emergencies. Students will participate in 4 weeks of classroom instruction and 2 weeks of hands-on instruction at a local stable. No previous horse experience is required in order to register for this course. This course is open to students age 14 and up.

Spring 2017 Courses