EQST 1600 Training for Timed Events

The study of how fundamental concepts and basic horsemanship skills apply to training a timed event horse. Topics covered include conformation and bloodlines, types of equipment and its use, training methods. Physical and mental conditioning of both horse and rider will also be stressed. Students will be introduced to the National Barrel Horse Association & the concept of 3-D barrel racing. Course will include a 3-D competition in barrel racing and polebending. The student must supply a horse and tack for this course. (2 lect., 2 lab)


3 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.