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    School Holiday Program - 1/2 Day Horsemanship Workshop 1

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    The half dayΒ Horsemanship Workshop is an introduction to Horse Riding targeting young people aged 10-17 years who do not have regular access to horses. The workshop will cover:

    • Catching and tying up horses safely
    • Grooming horses including types brushes and how to use them
    • Types of tack and how to tack-up a horse
    • Riding horses including walk, stop and turning. Depending on the confidence of the riders, they may have an opportunity to trot. We will assist them around an obstacle course
    • First Aid, nutrition and health of horses

    Date: Tuesday 5 July 2022

    Time: 9:30am -12:30pm | Gates open 9:00am

    Age: Participants to be 10-17 years

    TheΒ workshop will include morning tea and lunch. Participants will be presented with a Certificate of Completion of the Katherine Outback Experience Introductory Horsemanship Workshop.

    Participants are required to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian in order to work with and ride the horses. Participants will need to wear closed-in shoes and are encouraged to wear sun smart attire including long pants, long sleeve shirt and a hat.Β 

    A special thank you to the Department of Chief Minister and CabinetΒ Office of the NT Government for the ongoing support of School Holiday Programs in the Big Rivers Region.Β 


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