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    School Holiday Program - 1/2 Day Horsemanship Workshop 2

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    The half day 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: Thursday 7 July 2022

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

    Age: Participants to be 10-17 years

    The 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. 

    A special thank you to the Youth Vibe School Holiday Program through the Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities for the ongoing support of School Holiday Programs in the Big Rivers Region. 

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