An exploration of Hunt Seat riding techniques to train the young, spoiled or difficult horse on the flat and over fences. Functions and applications of cavaletti and gymnastics; the systematic progression in training from cavaletti and through jumping lines, more difficult obstacles, full courses and cross country work. Procedures for marketing the jumping horse and showing it in competitive situations.. Management of the training horse’s health care and maintenance techniques and barn management and equipment knowledge and care will be continued.
Prerequisite: ERID 240 with a B or better or ERID 250 with a B or better and permission of instructor
4 credits (12 laboratory hours), spring semester