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Horse Sense: Liberty & Agility - Casper (Grades K-12)

Date:
Sat Jan 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:
Reach 4A Star Riding Academy Map
Category:
Girl Scout Events
Level:
Brownie, Daisy, Junior, Seniors, Cadette, Ambassadors
Region:
Southeast Wyoming
Girl Fee:
$65 per girl
 

***THIS PROGRAM IS NOW FULL***

The goal of all Liberty training is to develop a true connection between the horse and human based on how horses interact and communicate within their herd. Horses at liberty are free of all tack, including the halter. Horses are free to choose whether or not they participate in activities with their human.

We focus on building trust, appropriate communication, safety awareness, and an overall better understanding of horse behaviors.  Our focus is to allow the girls to practice their critical thinking skills while participating in a variety of liberty exercises. These specific games will build rapport among students, as well as giving them an opportunity to work with horses in a way that they never have.

Girls will earn a patch to show off their new skills, and Juniors will earn the Horseback Riding Badge!

9am -12pm: Team Oriented Activities
These unmounted activities in the morning session are designed to build self-esteem, healthy communication, problem solving, emotional regulation, trust, awareness, and other important leadership and life skills. Students will be exposed to a variety of games that challenge them to ‘think outside the box,’ and tests their knowledge of horses.

12pm: Lunch
We will break for a provided lunch.

1pm-4pm: Group Sessions
Girls will be divided into groups. There will be a riding group, classroom, and stable management station (which will be upstairs in the winter). Depending on how many arrive, we could have 2-3 groups of young ladies. Students will rotate between stations throughout the afternoon.

Girl Scouts of all ages (Daisy-Ambassador) are welcome to attend this event. Please register by January 10th!

Girls are welcome to bring friends! Please contact Andrea at 800-736-5243 for more information on how to sign up your friend.

 

Registration for this event is $65 per girl and closes on January 10th. After January 10th, your program registration is non-refundable.

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Are you a new member since Spring 2016?
If you are and you have not previously registered for events online, you may notice some issues with setting up your eBiz account (eBiz is the system we use for program registrations). If you find that the system is not recognizing you, please complete a Program Registration Form and email it to programs@gsmw.org or fax it to 406-252-4063 prior to the registration deadline. In the email that you send, please also notify us that you had troubles creating your eBiz account so we can assist in creating the account on your behalf for future online registrations.  

Not a Girl Scout? Not a problem!
Sign up to be a Girl Scout today and you can join in on the fun too! You will be able to come back here to register for this program 24 hours after you’ve become a Girl Scout. When you come back to register for a program, you’ll need to create an account for our Activities website. Once that’s done, you’ll be all set to register for our programs.