Horse Handling Course
When handling horses, the safety of the horse and the person handling them is of utmost safety. In this course you will learn the correct techniques for handling horses to minimise the risk of injury to the horse and to humans. Even if you think you know how to do these skills, you will still learn something new from each of these experts.
This course includes the Learning Modules:
1. The Horse’s Blind Spots
2. Catching Horses & Letting Them Go
3. How To Lead A Horse
4. Feeding & Observing Horses In The Paddock
5. How To Rug A Horse
6. Holding The Horse For The Farrier
7. Holding The Horse For The Vet
8. Transporting Horses: Loading & Unloading
9. Pressure & Release
Accreditation: TBA Horse Handling Course Certificate Of Completion
Meet The Experts
Cameron Bond and his wife Kellie Bond own and operate Kenmore Lodge outside of Toowoomba, Queensland.
They offer clients full-time and seasonal broodmare agistment, yearling & sales prep. They also break in horses, do pre-training and prep two-year-olds for the horses in training sales.
Graduates from their ridden program include G1 Stradbroke winner, Tyzone and G1 Queensland Oaks winner Winning Ways.
Cameron and Kellie both grew up working with horses at the track and with cattle. They are both National champions in campdrafting and rodeo.
After growing up on the Upper North Shore of Sydney, Mick went jackarooing on cattle stations where he developed a love of the horse. From there Mick went to work at Arrowfield, in New South Wales’s Hunter Valley.
Mick has been at Kitchwin Hills since 2000.
Mick prides himself on teaching his staff how to handle horses safely.
James Balfe is a farrier with over 40 years’ experience in the thoroughbred industry.
Originally from County Mayo in the western part of Ireland, Balfe first came to Australia in 1996 to work for Coolmore. He now calls Australia home.
Together with Sarah Wills, Balfe breeds thoroughbreds for racing and Connemara ponies for jumping and performance sports at their stud Killeenfarna Connemara In Scone, New South Wales.