An IEA rider’s journey starts with the desire to be a part of a team. Whether the team is the partnership with the horse that an IEA rider draws for a class at the horse show or the team that consists of old and new friends at the barn, an IEA rider has the opportunity to develop competitive riding skills while making memories that will last a lifetime. Horses moving around the arena to begin with, nothing particularly exciting about that. As the show progressed, it slowly turned into a dance on (many) four legs. Clearly very well trained horses and riders. Meredith Manor equestrian colleges programs prepare students for hands-on, horse careers. The schools equine majors include Dressage, Jumping, and Western. 147 Saddle Lane Waverly, WV 26184. Welcome to Lone Star Riding School! Our mission is to provide quality riding instruction in a friendly environment. We offer horseback riding lessons for kids and adults, from beginners to experienced riders. We teach both Western and English disciplines. Summer camp, Kids Day Out, fun rodeos and horse shows are all a part of our program.
While we cover packing in many of our courses, we noticed a demand for a specific packing course. We developed this course that can stand alone, or be added-on to other courses such the wrangler training course. In our packing school, we address all the facets of how to pack mules and horses. Practice knots, hitches, and loading with us. Learn about the differences between Decker and Sawbuck pack saddles. Discuss the traits of horses in comparison to mules. Below, you’ll find more details on what’s included in our 6-day course.
Horse Packing School Curriculum
Horse, Mules and Packing Techniques
Saddles and equipment: horse and mule behavior and behavioral issues: horse & mule care & nutrition and common health problems and how to treat with equine First Aid; trailer loading and transportation of stock; repair of tack/equipment; packing horses & mules with Decker & Sawbuck pack saddles; leading a string & common problems; basic horse/mule shoeing and maintenance of foot & legs; all aspects of riding including back country issues, common mistakes, working with green stock, lunging, natural horsemanship; defensive riding, teaching others how to ride & stay safe; riding in the dark and in serious weather conditions; all aspects of knots used for horses, mules and packing. innovations in packing; alternative methods of working with horses emphasizing gentling; equine dental issues; equine body work.
Outdoorsmanship and Woodsmanship
Orienteering including use of, compass, GPS maps, day/night/bad weather navigation; wilderness survival including safety and prevention of common maladies, emergency procedures & evacuation, emergency shelters and fire starting;
Laws, Rules and Ethics & Responsibilities
Laws & rules coverage from the perspective of the federal and state governments including private & public land use; legal & ethical responsibility of the outfitter and packer; Leave No Trace; conservation issues; resource scarcity, environmental concerns, activist group interaction, future impacts of further conflicts between groups; learning how to treat personnel and cultivate positive relationships with governing agencies.
Creating an image that will get you hired and make you more money; creating a resume; thorough review of outfitter hiring behavior and how to make initial contact, follow-up and secure a position; realistic purview of length of employment and compensation; off-season opportunities and how to combat having this be a short-lived career; doing your due diligence; internet tools for finding a job; critical success factors to help you secure employment;
Health, Safety & Welfare
Wilderness First Aid versus standard First Aid; drilling down on all aspects of safety for client and staff; hunting in bear country; wilderness citizenship.View Current Rates Check Availability
School Horses For Sale
Learn the ropes of packing and stringing horses and mules.
Summer Camp 2020 is On! Get Details on the Summer Camp Page. Horseback riding instruction at The Mulford Riding School emphasizes balance, seat, and legs to communicate with the horse – no yanking the reins or kicking! Trains legs to be in proper position Maintains proper body position Correctly use leg signals Does not rely on stirrups for balance Balance is key to riding – it is a foundation on which our riding programs are based. When a student has proper balance, he or she is then free to use various methods to signal the horse, while remaining safely in control. To build comfort level while on a horse, students perform a variety of balance exercise during each class. Here we see…
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Summer Camp 2021 is On!
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