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ANS 223 Training for Timed Events
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2011
SUN#: None
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 3
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: Fundamental concepts and basic horsemanship skills applied to training a timed event horse, including conformation and bloodlines, types and uses of equipment and training methods. Physical and mental conditioning of both horse and rider along with fundamentals needed to help the horse perform to its highest potential in a competition setting.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of student confidence when learning to ride and rope correctly.
2. (Comprehension Level) Explain proper safety techniques concerning horsemanship and roping.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the different types of roping, such as Jackpot Roping, Rodeo Roping, or Matched Roping.
4. (Evaluation Level) Demonstrate creative solutions to problems and demonstrate independent critical and analytical thought.
5. (Comprehension Level) Explain the importance of safety when tacking up a horse for riding.
6. (Comprehension Level) Observe the importance of an even temper while performing all training and strengthening exercises.
7. (Comprehension Level) Discuss a wide range of tack and explain how it should be used.
8. (Application Level) Present work methods and demonstrate ways of starting the young horse.
9. (Synthesis Level) Perform general training of riding horses e.g. horse responds to commands, relaxation, and training of the gaits.
10. (Evaluation Level) Discuss methods of evaluating levels of training and create training schedules.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation