This intensive workshop is being conducted by special
request of a small group of owners. Class size limited to 8 to facilitate
classroom discussion, hands on practice and opportunties to discuss topics of
specific interest. Material covered will be materials covered in Basic Grooming
099 and Groom Elite 101. with particular emphasis on Horse Behavior & Handlihg;;
Digestive System and Feeding; Health Parametrs & Monitoring; Bandaging and
Tacking with Exercise Tack. Class will meet for 3 hours on Sunday evening (5:00
PM to 8:00 PM) at a location in Lexington to be announced with primary
discussion on terminology, history of horse behavior and "herd leader" concept
of grooming. Monday and Tuesday classes will be at Keeneland racecourse from
7:30 AM until 2:00 PM and Wednesday morning from 7:30 to 10:00 AM.
Those signing up will
be emailed instructions
regarding room location, parking, etc. (See more details below)
TUITION: $399 online or $450 at door (if space is available).
This program will cover materials taught to grooms in Basic Grooming 099 & Groom Elite 101 with additional information for owners to help with decision making and discussions with trainers, agents and others.
Session I Sunday July 29. 5 PM to 8 PM
Horse Behavior and Grooming. This is a major foundation of Dr. Mac's Groom Elite philosophy of working with horses. How does a horse percieves its surroundings? Does being a herd leader matter to a horse? Does the way a horse is handled enable that horse to become more confident? Do confident horses make better performers?
Session II Monday July 30, 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM - Conformation, body parts & conformation analysis. Height, weight & body condition score; Horse Health check; Lower leg anatomy, leg exam, bandages & bandaging.
Session III Tuesday July 31, 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM - Horse's foot. Horse's mouth and digestive system. Hay (and forages) & principles of feeding performance horses. Bandging practice
Session IV Wednesday August 1, 7:30 AM to 10:00 AM. Exercise Tack & tacking. Open discussion & future classes.
Sign up today to ensure your spot in this special intensive workship available to owners. those interested in owning a horse, specifically a racehorse, whether during or after its racing career.I'm PayPal Verified