Nov 28, 2021  
2018-2019 Catalog 
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ES 4018 - Training and Conditioning

This course  explores the horse’s  nature  and learning mechanisms with particular reference to the governing influence  upon   training   philosophy  and   methodology.  Emphasis  is  placed upon  working horses from the ground as opposed to riding  theory.  Students  will relate  classical training  principles endemic to all  sport horse disciplines. Topics to be discussed will include longeing techniques and use of various  auxiliary equipment, starting  the young horse,  long reining and work- in-hand, dealing with the problem horse,  therapeutic options  to maximize the sport horse’s  performance capabilities, and  conditioning theory  and  approaches. 2 hours  Lecture and 2 hours  Laboratory  - 3 credits

Note: This course is for Equine Studies students only.

2 hours Lecture and 2 hours Laboratory
3 credits

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