Equestrian Academy (Evans)

Equestrian Studies 10:

This course is an introduction to a broad range of equestrian topics of study including but not limited to:

  • Conformation
  • Breeds
  • Safety and Handling
  • Stable Management (1)
  • Risk Management
  • Tack, Attire and Equipment
  • Equine Canada Rules (1)
  • Equine Nutrition (1)
This course requires students to attend ONE scheduled Elluminate class each week.
Assessment: Oral presentations, practical demonstrations, compositions, oral and written tests. Advanced students may challenge components of the course which they believe they have mastered (80% required for a successful challenge).

Equestrian Studies 11:

This course is an intermediate course investigating broad range of equestrian topics of study including but not limited to:

  • Buying a horse and the pre-purchase exam
  • Parasite Control
  • Equine Nutrition (2)
  • Lunging and Long Lining
  • Ground Handling
  • Tack and Attire
  • Hauling
  • Vaccinations
  • Stable Management (2)
  • Equine Canada Rules (2)
This course requires students to attend ONE scheduled Elluminate class each week.
Assessment: Oral presentations, practical demonstrations, compositions, oral and written tests. Advanced students may challenge components of the course which they believe they have mastered (80% required for a successful challenge). A group presentation or demonstration is required at this level.

Equestrian Studies 11 – Course Outline

Equestrian Studies 11:

This course is an advanced course investigating broad range of equestrian topics of study including but not limited to:
  • Feet and shoeing
  • Grooming
  • Equine dentistry
  • Discipline Presentations: (dressage, western (pleasure, trail, penning, reining, recreational riding, jumper, hunter, halter, showmanship, sport horse, hack classes)
  • Conduct and Ethics
  • Equine First Aid
  • Bandaging and Wrapping
  • Equitation
  • Judging
  • Breeding and genetics
This course requires students to attend ONE scheduled Elluminate class each week.
Assessment: Oral presentations, practical demonstrations, compositions, oral and written tests. Advanced students may challenge components of the course which they believe they have mastered (80% required for a successful challenge). Students at this level will be expected to conduct a lesson and assessment on a specific equestrian topic in keeping with the student’s individual skill set.

Equestrian Studies 12 – Course Outline

Student Responsibilities

Students are expected to log onto the course and submit one assignment (or have contact with the instructor) each week. Students who do not log onto the course, or keep in contact with their instructor on a weekly basis, will be viewed as having withdrawn from the online course.

The instructor will then notify them that they are being withdrawn from the course. Students who withdraw from an online course are not allowed by Ministry of Education regulations to retake the same online course for two reporting periods.