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Discover UC Davis Extension Summer Horsepacking Adventures for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Discover UC Davis Extension Summer Horsepacking Adventures for Outdoor Enthusiasts
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Discover UC Davis Extension’s Summer Horsepacking Adventures for Outdoor Enthusiasts

 

UC Davis ExtensionDavis, Calif.—This summer, join UC Davis Extension on two exciting outdoor adventures that take participants into the California wilderness on horseback— Mustangs: A Living Legacy and Mountain Horsemanship: Veterinary Care and Horsepacking in the Wilderness. Past participants have acclaimed these courses an outstanding adventure.

Mustangs: A Living Legacy
UC Davis ExtensionTrack wild horses and relive the Old West in the seldom-visited Pizona area of Inyo National Forest. From a central meadow camp, riders track mustangs in their natural pinyon forest habitat and learn the social behavior of the horses and their current struggle. This program is a special opportunity that combines a rustic outdoor adventure and a unique educational experience in exploring the biology, ecology and behavior of a proud and beautiful animal— the North American wild horse.
•       June 10–13: Sat.–Tues., 7 a.m.–3 p.m.
•       Bishop, Calif.
•       $900. Includes horse, saddle, meals and instruction. Enroll in section 164AGC800.

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Photo Credit Bill Bealmear

Mountain Horsemanship: Veterinary Care and Horsepacking in the Wilderness
This deluxe seven-day pack trip covers the essentials of horsepacking in the wilderness— with the Golden Trout Wilderness of the High Sierra as your laboratory. The instructor will discuss equipment, emergency veterinary care, feeding and managing livestock in the backcountry.
•       July 9-15: Sun.–Sat., 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
•       Lone Pine, Calif.: Horseshoe Meadows Pack Station, Inyo National Forest
•       $1,625. Includes horse, saddle, meals and instruction. Enroll in section 171AGC800.

UC Davis ExtensionFor more information or to enroll, call (800) 752-0881, email extension@ucdavis.edu or visit our website.

www.extension.ucdavis.edu/beyond

UC Davis Extension, the continuing and professional education division of UC Davis, has been an internationally recognized leader in educational outreach for individuals, organizations and communities for more than 50 years. With 58,000 annual enrollments in classroom and online university-level courses, UC Davis Extension serves lifelong learners in the growing Sacramento region, all 50 states and more than 100 countries.

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