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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Horse Training & Management - Barrel Horse Training, A.A.S.

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Total Degree Hours: 60

The A.A.S. in HTM - Barrel Horse Training provides students with the skills to train the barrel horse (body control). Upon completion of the degree, students will be able to take a green or older horse and train it on barrels. 

Program graduates will be able to: 

1. Effectively demonstrate proficiency in chores and tasks required for working safely in a barn environment.

2. Illustrate and apply professional employability skills, such as the importance of being timely and providing quality care for animals.

3. Develop and produce a barrel horse that can walk into an arena calmly.

4. Operate and guide a horse on execution of the barrel pattern.

5. Exhibit a working knowledge of speed and speed rating on a barrel pattern in accordance with current industry standards.

6. Successfully demonstrate their ability to monitor, communicate with, and prepare a horse for competition, to include personal competition on the said horse for the purpose of rating the horse’s speed. 

General Education Requirements: (15 credits)

Written Communication: (3 credits)

Oral Communication: (3 credits)

Mathematics: (3 credits)

A minimum of six (6) additional credit hours from the following list of approved courses:

Other gtPathways (GT) courses are available through CCCOnline

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