SRJC Course Outlines

6/23/2024 11:27:38 PMEQSCI 102B Course Outline as of Fall 2011

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 102BTitle:  INT HORSEMANSHIP/RIDING  
Full Title:  Intermediate Horsemanship and Riding
Last Reviewed:11/17/2014

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled.5012 min.Lab Scheduled8.75
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 87.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 180B

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to leads and application of these aids.  The refinement of direction as it applies to transitions and speed adjustment.  A detailed study of the three basic gaits of the horse.  Basic costs leading to management decisions in the industry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EQSCI 102A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An introduction to leads and application of these aids.  The refinement of direction as it applies to transitions and speed adjustment. A detailed study of the three basic gaits of the horse.  Basic costs leading to management decisions in the industry.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 102A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:22 - 4 Times in any Comb of Levels

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Analyze problems and solutions to problem horses.
2.  Identify and practice skills needed to enhance riding skills.
3.  Relate conformation of the horse to its function.
4.  Apply weight shifting to equine management.
5.  Select a potential horse, given different criteria.
6.  Compute cost to purchase tack for the western horse using an average  from the past three years.
 
Repeating students:
1.  Increase level of security/trust with the horse.
2.  Further develop control skills.
3.  Increase level of safety.
4.  Enhance rider balance.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to leads.
2.  Importance of knowing correct leads.
3.  Developing a secure seat and balance.
4.  Introduction to basic riding patterns.
5.  Smoother and quiet refinement.
6.  Riding with quiet hands.
7.  Secure seat more correctly.
8. Repeat topics will include increasingly advanced skills in balanced seat and horsemanship handling.
 
Repeating students:
1.  Increased level of security/trust with the horse.
2.  Further developed control skills.
3.  Increased level of safety.
4.  Rider balance.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments will be taken from periodical text and instructor prepared materials.  Average 15 pages a week.
2.  Worksheets, class notes, and study guides will be the writing assignments.
3.  Riding skills practical exams
4.  Field work: riding skills practice and demonstration
5.  Written final exam

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
5 - 10%
Class notes, worksheets, study guides
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
60 - 75%
Riding skills practical exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
Exams: written final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Industry handouts
Horsemanship Handbook, 8th Edition, by Susan J. Struska,  2004, Hobar Publications  (Classic)

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