Orange Level HorseSense Study Guide - PDF
The fifth Learning Levels HorseSense guide for unmounted equine instruction.
Orange Level students begin to look at the big picture of equine management, learning to think like a horse and consider the long-term effects of feeding, training and health care practices.
In Orange Level students expand their knowledge of equine behavior; learn to make conditioning plans for their horses’ activities and their own fitness; practice safe and efficient longeing; understand related distances and correctly set poles and fences for gridwork and gymnastic exercises; determine the appropriate body clip for their horses; deepen their knowledge of equine digestion and feeding requirements; wrap a hoof; incorporate dental care and immunizations into their horse care routines; and evaluate a horse’s conformation with consideration of breed types.
The knowledge gained in this Level allows students to make sound decisions designed to keep their horses healthy and happy.
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