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Pfafftown

Intro to Horsemanship

Develop a love for horses!

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Intro to Horsemanship
Intro to Horsemanship

Time & Location

Jul 19, 2024, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Pfafftown, 4695 Waldraven Rd, Pfafftown, NC 27040, USA

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About the event

Do you love animals but have never had an opportunity to be around horses? This workshop is for you!! Red Feather Equine Sanctuary presents "Intro to Horsemanship," co-hosted with our professional equine trainer Laura Hebard of Bushel Barns Boarding & Horsemanship. This is a unique hands-on opportunity to learn the skills needed for those desiring a relationship with equines. NOTE: this is not a riding workshop, all interaction is unmounted.

Discussion topics:

-Herd structure

-Basic cues to emotion (ears, eyes, posture, nose and tail)

-Differences between humans (predators) and horses (prey)

-Differences between horses (rescue, wild, feral, sporting, etc.)

-Horse welfare & rescue needs

Skills you will learn:

-Approaching

-Haltering

-Leading

-Backing

-Picking Feet

-Grooming

**Please read the fine print** 

-All ages are welcome provided that children are appropriately supervised by a responsible adult. 

-In the event of adverse weather, we will reschedule for an alternate date. 

-Ticket sales are NON-REFUNDABLE so please plan accordingly. 

-All participants must wear closed-toed shoes and attire suitable for outdoor conditions: possible mud, dirt, etc. 

-You will be asked to sign a liability waiver as a condition of entry.

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