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Beginning Horsemanship: Level 1 (Listing) is a Course

Beginning Horsemanship: Level 1 (Listing)

Time limit: 90 days

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Full course description

The Beginning Horseman course is intended for youth 8-18 years old with an interest in learning more about horses. This level is designed for youth who have little or no experience around horses. The course emphasizes correct and safe principles in handling, working around, and riding horses. In addition, the course will prepare youth for completing the Nebraska 4-H Advancement Level 1.


The course covers:

  • Basic horse handling
  • Horse safety, on the ground and/or while riding
  • Bridling and saddling
  • Riding courtesy
  • Parts of the saddle and/or bridle
  • Basic horsemanship
  • Care and storage of saddle and bridle
  • Basic horse feeding
  • Daily grooming routine

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