“Tell me and I’ll forget. Teach me and I’ll remember. Involve me and I’ll learn”
– Chinese proverb
Equestrian Australia – Introductory Horse Management Course
Teen Program – Term 2 & 3, 2019
About the Course:
The Introduction to Horse Management – Teen Program will be run specifically for High School students (12 years old and above) interested in developing, or furthering, their Horse Management skills. The program covers concepts of general horse management essential to the provision of minimum standards of horse welfare and practise. It is accredited by Equestrian Australia (EA) and successful participants receive an EA certificate upon completion.
About Equestrian Australia:
Equestrian Australia is the national governing body for equestrian sports in Australia. These sports include the FEI-recognized disciplines of dressage, eventing, show jumping, equestrian vaulting, endurance riding, reining, para-equestrian, and combined driving. Equestrian Australia also provides education and training.
The program will run for 12 weeks over Terms 2 & 3, with six weeks in each term (dates below). The first five weeks of each term will cover the core program content, following the Introduction to Horse Management Workbook. Week six will be reserved for revision, ground work activities and the opportunity for a horse ride for those who are interested. Term 2 dates are listed below (term 3 dates will be confirmed closer to the time).
Term 2 Dates: Saturday afternoons from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
- Week 1: Sat, May 18
- Week 2: Sat, May 25
- Week 3: Sat, June 1
- Saturday, June 8th – no session (public holiday weekend)
- Week 4: Sat, June 15
- Week 5: Sat, June 22
- Week 6: Sat, June 29