Waterbury, CT – Whether you are a horse owner or a horse enthusiast, this series of six evening Equine Husbandry courses at Post University will deepen your understanding of the equine and up to date care and management without taking a four-year degree. Stable Management II covers subjects from barn organization and pasture care, including fencing and drainage, to bedding and manure management, plus fly control. There will be advice on basic barn design for good ventilation, feeding and watering choices and storage, as well as discussions on environmental impacts of horse-keeping.
STABLE MANAGEMENT II is the fourth in the six-part Equine Husbandry series, although they can be taken in any order and are open to anyone interested. No prerequisites are needed. Classes will be held on Monday evenings from July 25 – September 19, 2011 @ 6:30- 9:30 pm on Post University’s Waterbury campus in the Equine Center – MacDermid Hall, Rm. 212 (park in the North parking lot on Country Club Rd., Exit 17 off of I-84).
The Equine Husbandry Evening classes are unique to Post University. The complete series can either be taken for personal enrichment and the Post University Certificate at $375 for each 8-week course, or for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at $525 apiece. Several first-time horse owners have completed the full series and have been awarded their certificates. ”A series of courses no horse person should miss – well worth the time and money”. Long time horse owners found the courses helped them understand many management issues. “As a horse owner, I still learned new things with every class – great information”.
Jamison Wallace, teaches the class, and is a Centered Riding Instructor and Clinician Level III, currently President of Centered Riding, Inc. and a long time horse person and experienced instructor. Jami also teaches in the equine program at Post University. She is enthusiastic about the evening classes, and being able to share both her knowledge and up-to-date information on all vital facts about horses and horse keeping to those who want to improve the life-styles of their equine companions.