EQST 1690 English Equitation I

The fundamental knowledge and skills required to ride the horse as an English mount will be presented to the student. The student will learn how to progressively develop the correct position, balance and independent use of the aids when riding with English tack, and will be introduced to the disciplines associated with English riding including hunt seat, saddle seat, dressage, jumping, and endurance. Other topics covered include conformation considerations and selection of the English mount, equipment, rules and regulations for different disciplines, systematic training techniques and arena exercises. The student must supply a horse for this class. (2 lect., 2 lab)


3 credits

Transfer Status

Transferable to UW.