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Packing & Outfitting
PACK & OUTFIT
CLASS CODE: AS 245 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Techniques of horse and mule packing in wilderness areas, including equipment and stock management, route planning, camp set up, cooking and first aid.
DESCRIPTION: Techniques of horse and mule packing in wilderness areas, including equipment and stock management, route planning, camp set up, cooking and first aid.
TOPICS: Stock management, equipment identificaiton and usage, packing techniques, lash and sling identification, equine wilderness first aid.
OBJECTIVES: Participants will be able to identify the qualities of a good pack animal, differentiate between the philosophies of top packing and Manty packing, become proficient in the use of a number of slings and hitches, become proficient in camp site selection, care and maintainance, understand the rudiments of emergency vet care in the back country.
REQUIREMENTS: AS 140, Basic Equitation or it's equivalent.
PREREQUISITES:
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002