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Barn AssistantGrooming techniques/Horse CareThere are many things involved in the daily grooming and care of horses. Failure to learn correct grooming and care can affect the appearance of the horse, reputation of the caretakers and even have medical implications. Student will learn more advanced grooming techniques beyond basic brushing and cleaning. He will also learn the type of grooming preparation necessary for horse shows. He will learn how to care for and treat minor injuries, skin irritations, etc. He will learn to recognize these problems and spot any lameness issues.
Barn AssistantLearning about medication/health issuesStudent will learn about different types of medications and uses. He will observe when medicine is administered and help when appropriate. He will help in the care of sick/injured horses if such situations should arise. Correct bandaging technique and ha
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