Sauk Valley Community College will offer its “Introduction to Horsemanship” course at four different times at Eagle Point Farm, 5399 Maple Rd., in Milledgeville. Each class includes five two-hour sessions. Dates and times include:
- September 25 through October 9, 10 a.m. to noon
- September25 through October 9, 3 to 5 p.m.
- October 16 through October 30, 10 a.m. to noon
- October 16 through October 30, 3 to 5 p.m.
Introduction to Horsemanship will cover basic knowledge of owning, buying, grooming, and saddling a horse; 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.
For cost information, call Sauk’s Office of Personal and Professional Development at 815/288-5511 ext. 212. 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.