News Release Details

11/16/2012

EAC to offer Horseshoeing this spring

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[Click Image to Enlarge] Eastern Arizona College is once again offering AGR119, Beginning Horseshoeing, section #5799. The class will take place at Discovery Park Campus Circle D Ranch, on Monday evenings from 6 - 9:50 p.m. The class, taught by certified farrier Tad Dryden (pictured), is the only organized horseshoeing class taught in the area and is a two-credit personal interest class. [EAC – Todd Haynie photo.]
 

By Rikki Lynn Woods

Thatcher, AZ—Eastern Arizona College is once again offering AGR119, Beginning Horseshoeing, section #5799. The class will take place at Discovery Park Campus Circle D Ranch, on Monday evenings from 6 - 9:50 p.m. The class, taught by certified farrier Tad Dryden, is the only organized horseshoeing class taught in the area and is a two-credit personal interest class.

“This class will benefit students looking to hone their skills or gain more knowledge of equine podiatry,” says Dryden. The course will cover equine leg and hoof anatomy, proper safety practices and horsemanship, proper leg holding and alignment techniques (for horse and farrier), forging techniques, proper shoe choice and fit, and corrective and therapeutic trimming and shoeing. The class will take place at Discovery Park Campus Circle D Ranch.

For more information or to register for classes, contact the Records and Registration Office at 928-428-8270.

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