HALTER Level Two

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Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource (HALTER) Level Two provides learners with the opportunity to learn equine science material while adapting this knowledge for use in youth programs to foster positive youth development.

Once you have successfully completed the lessons, and their associated requirements, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Objectives

Objectives of this lesson includes:

  1. Develop techniques for safe horse handling
  2. Learn basic horse care and management
  3. Identify and foster positive youth development using the horse as a learning tool

 

HALTER Level Two Requirements

A certificate of completion is awarded to learners who complete the following lesson sub-sections and achieve an 80% proficiency on each assessment/quiz.

  • Introduction to Horses and Horse Activities
  • Understanding Bits for Horses
  • Learning Styles and Riding Instruction
  • Ages and Stages for Working with Youth

 

 

This course is displayed using the online course tool known as Moodle. You will need to create an account and register with Moodle to view and participate in this and other equine courses offered by eXtension

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If you have not already done so, after completion of HALTER Level Two, please provide feedback about your learning experience.

Once you have completed this lesson you can take other Horse Learning Lessons and check back as new HALTER Program lessons are available.

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