Horsemanship I Course - January 24th 2019

Horsemanship I Course - January 24th 2019

$150.00
SKU : Horsemanship1_April2017

Horsemanship I is a 6-week course starting Thursday January 24th, 2019.

Class takes place from 10:30am until 12:30pm and is a great introduction to working with and around horses.  The purpose of this course is to assist in regulating social skills and mental well-being through an activity based relationship with a horse which include studying the proper management, care, and handling of a horse. Topics will include horse behavior, basic groundwork, haltering, leading, horse behaviors, proper lounging techniques, basic horse anatomy, basic pressure techniques, lameness and judging.  These activities are organized to help clients in areas of assertiveness, relationships, trust, patience, communication, body language, confidence, and overall emotional regulation.  Participants’ emphasis will be on hands on participation. Participants will have adequate time to apply these principles to a horse and are given opportunities to reflect on how these principles apply to their life. Goals will be set and participants will work to reach these goals  This course is FREE to veterans and open to others for a fee of $150.  Note, although the class if free to veterans, a $25 deposit is required in order to hold your place in the class.  This $25 deposit will be returned upon successful completion of the class series.

Classes will take place on Thursday mornings starting January 24th 2019 and ending on February 28th, 2019.