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Horse Camp Instructor's Certification Safety Clinic

Location: Horsebarn Hill Arena foyer at the University of Connecticut in Storrs

This clinic is for camps instructing campers in any phase of horsemanship and includes camps that own or lease horses, which utilize the camper's horses and which contract with a neighborhood stable for horses.  This clinic would be beneficial to camp directors hiring horse staff or purchasing horses, tack, or equitation services.  Camp staff working with horses need to be aware of safety.  This clinic would be a good refresher for anyone interested in safety.  Information discussed with include helmet safety and mounted instruction.  A CHA certified instructor will be the clinician in charge of the mock riding lesson.  Certificates will be issued to all participants that successfully compete the clinic. 

Send your completed registration forms (feel free to photocopy for additional forms) with the $25 registration fee per person by May 31, (late fee of $5 applies) payable to The University of Connecticut to Dr. Jenifer Nadeau, University of Connecticut, Department of Animal Science, U-4040, 3636 Horsebarn Road Extension, Storrs, CT 06269-4040.  Dr. Nadeau and Lorraine Day will run this certification camp.  Also, participants should bring a bag lunch, and come dressed for outdoor activities.  Riding is optional.  If you plan to ride, you should bring a helmet and proper foot gear. 

If you have any questions, you can reach Dr. Nadeau at 860-486-4471, email at jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu and check out http://animalscience.uconn.edu/equine/extension/extensionEvents.php for directions and other details.

Registration forms are available at: http://blog.extension.uconn.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/419/2016/05/instructor-reg.pdf