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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.

DESCRIPTION: Techniques of horse and mule packing in wilderness areas, including equipment and stock management, route planning, camp set up, cooking and first aid.
TAUGHT: Fall, Summer
CONTENT AND TOPICS: *Stock management
*Equipment identification and usage
*Packing techniques
*Lash and sling identification
*Equine wilderness first aid
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: 1. Distinguish between various types of pack animals, looking at their health and soundness.
2. Identify and select proper horse packing equipment and camping techniques with regard to environmentally sound.
3. Demonstrate how to properly use various types of horse packing equipment, hitches, lashes and knots.
4. Demonstrate an acquired awareness of horse back country travel and camping techniques with regard to environmentally sound practices.
REQUIREMENTS: AS 140,or it's equivalent.
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2002