Individuals of all ages who want to know more about horses are invited to “A Day at Horse College,” a free clinic Saturday, April 6 at Black Hawk College East Campus.
Individuals of all ages who want to know more about horses are invited to "A Day at Horse College," a free clinic Saturday, April 6 at Black Hawk College East Campus.
The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is sponsored by Black Hawk College and the Illinois Quarter Horse Youth Association.
Pre-registration is not needed. Admission is free. Door prizes will be awarded and a lunch stand will be available.
10-11 a.m. – Careers in the Equine Industry. Get a "leg up" on opportunities in the equine industry and meet Black Hawk College recruiter Ashley Middleswarth.11 a.m. to noon – Illinois Quarter Horse Youth Association membership sessionNoon to 1 p.m. – Lunch/entertainment1-2 p.m. – Work out with the Black Hawk College horse judging champions placing halter and performance classes.2-3 p.m. – Nutrena will present "Feed Lab" Arena10-11 a.m. – Showmanship presentation by Jennifer Burton11 a.m. to noon – Barrel Racing 101 presentation by Donna IrvinLearn the foundation to a consistent, efficient barrel run.Noon to 1 p.m. – Break1-2 p.m. – Horsemanship presentation by Jeff GreavesBring your notebook for tips on rider position and pattern precision.2-3 p.m. – Reining presentation by Doug BogartHomework techniques to achieve correct reining pattern maneuvers. Bring your cowboy hat for free hat shaping by John Irvin from 11 a.m. to noon and 1-2 p.m. First 50 youth who purchase a ILQHYA membership will receive a gift basket. For more information, contact Donna Irvin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-854-1840 or Drew Cotton at email@example.com or 309-854-1842.