Red Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Students will be able to mount and dismount independently, learn about basic rein management, perform basic safety skills under saddle, ride basic maneuvers at the walk, demonstrate proper position in the saddle, ride a ground pole course correctly at a walk, and begin learning about the trot.

Horse Care

Students will learn basic safety practices for working around horses; simple identification of tack and grooming equipment, elementary equine anatomy, and basic needs of the horse. 

Yellow Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Students will be able to tack independently, perform safety skills at a trot, ride without stirrups at a walk and trot, build on basic maneuvers at a trot, perform proper leg position, ride a simple pole course at a trot, and ride with an awareness of correct posting diagonals.

Horse Care

Students will refine leading and grooming skills; will learn to care for tack; to describe and measure the horse; to apply protective boots and blankets; o identify elementary feeding principles and situations requiring veterinary care.

Green Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Students will be able to access fit of tack; to identify basic first aid equipment; to understand concepts of conditioning for horse and rider; to apply simple bandages; to understand elementary stable management principles and routine horse care; to identify common breeds & disciplines

Blue Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Student will be able to perform thorough grooming; to understand the action of bits and specialty tack; to identify farrier tools; to understand principles of horse gaits and movement; safe trailering practices; basic first aid and parasite control, and safe lounging practices.

Orange Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Students will be able to demonstrate safe longeing and an understanding of gaits and distances, to apply more advanced bandaging techniques; to evaluate basic conformation point; to plan conditioning schedule and relate horses work and condition to feed rations; to continue expanding knowledge of stable management and veterinary care; to being relating equine behavior to human management practices. 

Purple Level

Objectives

Horsemanshipv

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Student will be able to understand and demonstrate show-quality grooming; to evaluate longeing performance; to understand more advanced concepts of equine farrier and veterinary care; to identify basic daily horse management practice; to understand the economic realities of horse ownership; to understand safety issues for trailers and tow vehicles. 

Teal Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Student will be able to teach basic horsekeeping skills; to demonstrate an understanding of jump course design, to evaluate a horses dressage performance, to demonstrate advanced healthcare skills, to evaluate more complex concepts of conformation and movement, to understand functional equine anatomy, and relate equine systems to feeding, diseases and their control, to incorporate stable management principles in facility design. 

Smoke

Rainbow Level

Objectives

Horsemanship

Coming soon!

Horse Care

Coming soon!

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