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Spring Creek Equestrian Center Spring 2021
Students and teachers must be able to readily switch to online instruction at any point in the semester in order to register for classes.
All students must complete a project for these classes. This class does not include riding lessons.
16771 Pardee Rd. Three Oaks, MI Phone: 269-756-3894
Email: email@example.com www.springcreek-equestrian.com
Heated indoor classroom and riding arena for learning!
Additional registration at location is NOT required.
Instructor/ Owner: Alison Grosse is an accomplished rider and trainer. She has earned National, Regional, and Local awards. She instructs riders of all ages and abilities with impressive results, including National Championship titles. Students are nurtured to learn and progress at their individual abilities. Alison owns and manages Spring Creek Equestrian Center which houses about 25 horses and is a busy, fun barn for families.
Horsemanship 101 (section A)
Tuesdays, 10:00-1:00 Beginning January 5th through March 9th. No class February 16th or 23rd
*Horsemanship 101 (section B)
Wednesdays, 10:00-1:00 beginning January 6th through March 10th. No class February 17th or 24th .
During this class the students will be working towards hands on instruction and time with the horses. Students will learn the basics in horse care, equipment care and use, how to groom and prepare a horse for riding, barn and horse safety, and barn and horse maintenance.
***Though not provided by the Partnership, a riding component is available for a nominal fee.***
Materials needed for all classes:
Boots with a heel
Equestrian helmet or Bike helmet
*Please note: it is important to make as informed a decision as possible when choosing your student's Community Resource classes. Most locations will allow a student to drop a class after one meeting, at no charge if it wasn't a good fit for the student, but not all. Some classes plan ahead based on the number that have signed up and have purchased materials, hired teachers, etc. and there might be a fee for class time or materials given to the student if the student drops after one or two meetings. The school cannot pay for classes that students do not complete, so choose wisely; if you do not take the class off of your student's schedule by the deadline, you may be asked to pay for the class time incurred prior to dropping the class.
Teacher of Record: Tom Hurst