Instruction in basic horsemanship skills including handling, saddling, safety, proper riding techniques, and basic health care will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to use of aids and cues; and proper leg, seat, and hand position. 32 lecture + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Recognize and employ basic handling and riding safety practices
  • Identify and care for equipment and tack
  • Demonstrate proper leg, seat, and hand positions as they relate to riding techniques

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3