Women and Horses Fall 2017
WOMEN AND HORSES: Introduction to Women’s Equine Series
Saturday October 14, 2017
9:00 to 12:00
Attendance: 6 – 10 Participants
Location: Highland Farms, Carencro
No horse experience necessary. Designed for women, this 3 hour interactive (ground work only) orientation introduces you to the nature of the horse, basic communication, grooming and safety. Perfect for women with no equine experience or those wishing to escape their demanding responsibilities for a few hours and relax with a friend. Taught in a safe, small group by licensed, gentle, certified instructors, the session will be held at the serene Highland Farms Horse Farm in Carencro. (Boots or tennis shoes suggested footwear).
This program is a prerequisite for the 5-week Women’s Equine Series* that will begin, on Friday, October 20 and end on November 17 (5 Friday’s). (If a makeup class is necessary it will be held on a Friday morning).
Facilitated by: Anne E. Babineaux M.A. and Dixie B. Ferrata, M.S. Both are certified therapeutic riding instructors of the Acadiana Therapeutic Riding Organization (ATRO).
· Please note: if you are interested in the Five Week Women's Personal Growth Through Equine Series that will begin on Friday October 20 through November 17 (Friday mornings 9:00-12:00) the above Intro Session is a Prerequisite. Please contact Anne to register for this Series as well. Space is limited to 4 participants. Fee for the Series is $300. (Boots are recommended for the equine series)
Directions to Highland Farms: From Lafayette, head north on I-49, take Carencro exit 4, (La 724) go right at the exit light onto Hector Connoly Rd. Continue on Hector Connoly to Moss St, take a right. Continue past the subdivisions through curves until you see the blue sign for Horse Farm Row (pvt) on the right. Turn here and go all the way down until road turns left into the gate of Highland Farms.