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AGEQ 1371 - LOCAL NEEDS - PRINCIPLES OF RANCH HORSE RIDING II

Introduction to the advanced principles of Ranch Horse riding. To include, but not limited to handling, saddling, bridling, mounting, riding, grooming, safety, health care, advanced rope handling, advanced cow handling and tactics for competing in Ranch Horse events. 32 lecture hours + 64 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Assess and rate individual horses based upon their performance and abilities as a versatile ranch horse
  • Interpret horse reaction to various headgear/bit selections and further use this information in selecting the best headgear & bit for each individual horse
  • Propose and implement a conditioning and training schedule for their own horse
  • Demonstrate proper and safe rope handling from horseback
  • Exhibit proper use of the mechanical cow for training purposes
  • Employ tactics facilitated in the course during the working of live cattle

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3