Equine Science Class

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Do you want to learn more about horses? If so, the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center will be offering an Equine Science Class once every month starting March 30, 2019. These classes will be at the Currituck County Rural Center (CCRC) at 184 Milburn Sawyer Road, Powells Point, NC. Dates for the classes are:

Saturday, March 30

Thursday, April 25

Saturday, May 25

Saturday, June 29

Saturday, July 20

This program will continue through December, so stay tuned for additional dates.

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We will offer two classes –  beginners and intermediate. The beginners class will meet from 10 a.m. to noon. The intermediate class will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. These classes are free, but registration is required. Instructors will teach attendees how to care for their horse, signs to look for when a horse is sick, and basic horsemanship. We will have some guest speakers as well. Classes will be held in the classroom in the white barn at the CCRC.

You are also welcome to bring your own horse! All arenas will be open for riding after class. A current Negative Coggins (within 12 months) is required on all horses entering the CCRC.

Registration by March 18, 2019, is required. You can register online or contact the office at 252-232-2261.

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Tom Harrell at 252-232-2261 or through email tom_harrell@ncsu.edu no later than five business days before the event.