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Horses: Beginner Rider (Misty Run Eventing - Reva)

Sunday, October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM (EDT) - Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:45 PM (EST)
Ages 7-15 · Co-Ed
Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department 131 N. Main Street CulpeperVA  22701
Sunday, October 27, 2019 @ 3:00 PM (EDT) - Sunday, December 8, 2019 @ 3:45 PM (EST)
Ages 7-15 · Co-Ed
Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department 131 N. Main Street CulpeperVA  22701

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Horses: Beginner Rider (Misty Run Eventing - Reva)

Oct 27 - Dec 08 (Sunday)

3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

Ages 7-15 · Co-Ed

Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department

Starting at

$205.00

Meeting Dates

From Oct 27, 2019 to Dec 08, 2019

Each Sunday from 03:00 PM to 03:45 PM

About This Activity

Description

We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Sunday, December 8, 2019.

Students will learn to ride a horse independently at the walk and begin to trot, also to post and ride in 2-point position.


Basic position, skills, and commands will be emphasized through fun drills and games on horseback. English saddles / bridles are used, but basic skills can be used for any style of riding.







Week 1: Safely Mounting and Dismounting, introduce holding the reins, introduce asking horse to move forward, introduce asking horse to stop moving, introduce steering, introduce proper seat and position in the saddle, introduce 2 point at the walk.


Week 2: Review of all topics covered in week 1, introduce sitting trot on a straight line.


Week 3: Review week 2.


Week 4: Review week 3, introduce posting trot on a straight line.


Week 5: Review week 4 practice walk, halt, sitting and posting trot on a straight line.


Week 6: Review week 5





Attendance at the first class is required to participate in the remaining classes.




All riders must wear hard sole shoes with a heel - no tennis shoes and long pants.

Helmets will be provided and are required.

Skills

Beginner

Location

Misty Run Eventing, 8021 Olympic Way, Culpeper

Instructor

Misty Run Eventing

Organizer Info

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Culpeper County Parks and Recreation Department 131 N. Main Street CulpeperVA  22701
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