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Introduction to Horsemanship Course Set for April 5-19

April 2010

Sauk Valley Community College will offer a five-session Introduction to Horsemanship course from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays and Wednesdays, April 5 through April 19, at Eagle Point Farm, 5399 Maple Rd., in Milledgeville.

This class will cover basic knowledge of owning, buying, grooming, and saddling a horse. Participants will also learn basic ground control, rein control, and riding balance at a walk, trot and slow canter. No hats or sandals permitted. Participants will get dirty so they should wear old clothes with riding boots or tennis shoes.

Cost for this class is $125. Students may register in Sauk’s Office of Admissions, Room 1J1, between 8 a.m. and 7 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays or between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. For more information on this class, call Sauk’s Office of Personal and Professional Development at 815/288-5511 ext. 212.