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Trailriding
TRAILRIDING
CLASS CODE: AS 145 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $60.00
DIVISION: AGRICULTURAL AND LIFE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT: ANIMAL SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to help those who have had some experience riding horses expand on those experiences by learning first hand appropriate trail etiquette, proper trailer techniques, appropriate tack, and how to enjoy many of the beautiful sights and sounds of Southeastern Idaho from the back of your favorite horse.
TAUGHT: Winter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: *Equine trail etiquette
*Horse psychology
*Tack
*Apparel
*Wise use of land and other resources
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Recognize what makes a good trail horse.
2. Demonstrate proper etiquette for trail riding.
3. Demonstrate a mastery of trail riding skills.
4. Practice proper trailer loading and unloading techniques.
5. Acquire skills in the care, selection, use and maintenance of tack and equipment used in trail riding.
6. Improve observation of native flora and fauna.
REQUIREMENTS: Desire
Physical and mental capacity to catch
Handle and rid horse in different settings
Appropriate riding apparel
PREREQUISITES: AS 140 or an equivalent amount of riding experience/consent of instructor
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002