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Equine Science program broadens reach with new training locations
2/1/2012

FREEPORT � The Equine Science program has continued to steadily increase its training opportunities this academic year since the associate of applied science degree and occupational certificates were accredited by the Illinois Community College Board (ICCB). This spring semester, Equine Lead Instructor Anki Fockstedt is pleased to announce the addition of more training facilities, increasing access and hands-on learning opportunities for interested students. funny christmas pictures

Fockstedt, a 2012 HCC Excellence Award recipient, has worked well beyond her classroom duties to secure training sites and maintain industry-guided curriculum. She consistently works to strengthen relationships in the equine industry to better advise her students, as well as increase their employment opportunities. funny pictures

The following off-site accommodations are not only increasingly convenient for students across the district, but offer expertise on a wide-range of topics to horse enthusiasts and workers alike. For example, "The Rider's Seat" with Tom Nagel (www.zenandthehorse.com), "Bred to Race" at HCC West, "Dressage Basics" at Ahsum Acres, and "Massage & Stress Point Therapy" at M & G Ranch and Ehrler Ranch Equestrian Center are all available this semester. Credit courses in horse handling and riding are also available the at Country View Equestrian Center and Ehrler Ranch Equestrian Center locations. funny images

While the spring semester is underway, those interested in February and March clinics can still register with Highland's Office of Admissions, 815.599.3414. For general information about the Equine Science program, contact Anki Fockstedt at 815.990.0406. funny photos



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