SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 12:23:25 AMEQSCI 102B Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive Course
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:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 180B

Catalog Description:
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An introduction to leads and application of these aids.  The refinement of horsemanship skills as it applies to transitions and control and adjustability of the horse.   Application of skills associated with riding the three basic gaits of the horse with a secure balanced seat.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EQSCI 102A


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
An introduction to leads and application of these aids.  The refinement of horsemanship skills as it applies to transitions and control and adjustability of the horse. Application of skills associated with riding the three basic gaits of the horse with a secure balanced seat.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 102A
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Analyze problems and solutions to improve riding competence.
2.  Identify and practice techniques needed to enhance riding skills.
3.  Maintain proper form and position at the walk, jog and lope.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to leads.
2.  Importance of knowing correct leads.
   A.  Transitions
   B.  Lengthening and shortening stride
3.  Developing a secure seat and balance.
4.  Demonstration of basic riding patterns, ring figures and arena etiquette.
5.  Smooth and quiet refinement of riding cues and aids.
   A. Legs
   B. Weight
   C. Reins
6.  Development of diagonals at the rising trot.

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 practice, demonstration and 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).
The Complete Guide to Western Horsemanship, By JP Forget. Howell Book House, 1994 (Classic).
Western Horsemanship by Richard Schrade, Western Horseman, Inc. 2012.

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