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Horse Management & Lungeing

Timed perfectly for busy workers, our Horse Management and Lungeing Skills courses run for two hours per session (subject to numbers) at prearranged times.

Horse Management

The participant learns how to care and handle a horse on the job. The program caters for a range of skill levels. The content delivered in the program is created to suit the level of the participants.

  • Horse Health – Overview of basic horse behaviour

  • Horse behaviour – fight or flight instinct, joining up with a horse

  • Saddlery – How does a saddle fit and how it works with the mechanics of the horse

  • Feeding – Understand how a horse must eat and what food he should have

  • Grooming – How to clip a horse and why we do it

  • Hands on participation with our lovely horses

Lungeing skills

We are now offering a training program in Lungeing Skills. Working with horses from the ground is another way of connecting with our equine friends. This program teaches the participant how to exercise a horse through lungeing. The program is hands-on. Saturdays or during the week, discuss a suitable time with Wattle Creek.

  • Reasons for Lungeing
  • Lungeing Gear & Safety
  • Working with the lunge line (wooden horse)
  • Working with a real horse on the lunge
  • Lungeing commands and body cues
  • Working a horse on the Lunge
  • Long reins (two reins)
  • Exercises on the lunge


Know someone who love horses?

Our gift vouchers are a flexible way to find the perfect gift for your horse loving family member or friend. They are redeemable on all services offered at Wattle Creek and are available in a range of amounts to cover all budgets.

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