AGEQ 1370 - LOCAL NEEDS - PRINCIPLES OF RANCH HORSE RIDING I

Instruction in the basic principles of Ranch Horse riding. To include, but not limited to handling, saddling, bridling, mounting, riding, grooming, safety, basic health care, basic rope handling, basic cow handling and tactics for competing in Ranch Horse events. 32 lecture hours + 64 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 basic principles of Ranch Horse riding
  • Identify core areas of focus for training the versatile ranch horse
  • Generalize rules and procedures related to Ranch Horse competitions

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3