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Sat, May 13

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Los Angeles

Horsemanship Training Part 2: THERAPEUTIC LESSON SUPPORT

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May 13, 2023, 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Los Angeles, 10263 La Canada Way, Shadow Hills, CA 91040, USA

About the event

Part 2 Horsemanship Training: THERAPEUTIC LESSON SUPPORT is available for all new and continuing volunteers new and interested in developing skills related to supporting in therapeutic riding lessons. We ask that you attend Part 1 of Horsemanship Training and Orientation prior to attending Part 2. Topics covered will include:

  • Preparing a horse for a lesson (grooming, tacking)
  • Entering the mounting block area in the arena
  • Sidewalking during a lesson
  • Horse leading during a lesson

After attending Orientation*, if you are interested in supporting with our equine program, we ask that all new volunteers attend Part 1 and Part 2 trainings prior to officially starting as a volunteer with us at the ranch. Part 3 is optional, but highly encouraged. Each training last approximately 2-3 hours and will be hands on experience with our horses.  HORSEMANSHIP TRAININGS:  Part 1: BEGINNING HORSEMANSHIP - Haltering, Grooming, & Tacking (2 hours) This training is required for all new volunteers. Please attend orientation prior to any trainings.  Part 2: THERAPEUTIC LESSON TRAINING - Grooming/Tacking for a lesson, Leading a horse in a lesson, Sidewalking in a lesson (2.5 hours) Part 1 is a prerequisite for this training and must be completed prior to this training. This training is required for all new volunteers. Please attend orientation prior to any trainings. Part 3: HORSE CARE TRAINING -for those interested in supporting with horse care (2 hours) Part 1 is a prerequisite for this training and must be completed prior to this training. This training is optional, but highly encouraged. RSVP by clicking the event RSVP link on our events page or navigating to tinyurl.com/SHRCTraining PLEASE NOTE: We will try to confirm all RSVPs by email prior to the event. If we do not receive any RSVP, the event will be cancelled.   Email us at volunteer@shadowhillsridingclub.org for more information or with questions you may have!  *If you have not yet attended orientation, please first RSVP for an orientation. After attending orientation, you will be able to sign up for training! Orientation RSVP: tinyurl.com/SHRCOrientation

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