UC Davis Summer Horsepacking Adventures 2019

Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with summer horsepacking trips from the University of California, Davis, Continuing and Professional Education opportunities.
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Enjoy the adventure of a lifetime with summer horsepacking trips from the University of California, Davis.

Don't miss your chance to take the trip of a lifetime. This summer, explore the California wilderness on horseback with an exciting outdoor adventure from UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education. Past participants have acclaimed these courses as “fantastic” and “life changing.”

Mustangs: A Living Legacy

Track 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. This trip takes place June 8–11 and costs $900.

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. This trip takes place July 14-20 and costs $1,625.

For more information or to enroll in a course, call 800-752-0881, email cpeinfo@ucdavis.edu or visit our website.

For nearly 60 years, the UC Davis Division of Continuing and Professional Education has blended the distinctive academic expertise of UC Davis with practical training that immediately improves capability and job performance. This “Career Curriculum” supports working professionals as they refresh and expand job skills over the course of their careers. With 63,000 annual enrollments in classroom and online university-level courses and more than 220,000 students on Coursera, UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education serves lifelong learners in the growing Sacramento region, all 50 states and more than 100 countries. For more information visit the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education horsepacking website.

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