Horse Level Three
Know the skeleton
Major muscle groups: Traps, long, lat, abs, gluts, quads, hams
Describe the location and purpose of high and low nerving
Discuss pasture management, including:
types of plants, shelter, water sources, rotational management, sacrifice lot, fence type.
Nutrition characteristics or 3 concentrates
Know the heredity of the cream and dun dilutions
Judge a performance class
Report on an equine profession including certification/apprenticeship opportunities, skills needed, costs, demand, and payscale. At least 500 words, three visuals, oral presentation.
Report on an equine disease or injury, 300 words, 2 visual, oral presentation.
Portfolio include table of contents, cover letter, resume, goal essay, 10 pictures.
Specialty project (training, breeding, showing, teaching, etc)
Teach outside chosen discipline
Teach pony level 3
Canter poles without stirrups
Moving mount (trot)
Moving dismount (canter)
Trot a course/test/pattern in a third discipline
Specialty project (more difficult movements or alternate discipline)