UC Davis Summer Horsepacking Courses Start Soon

There’s still time to enroll in UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s popular summer horsepacking courses.
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There’s still time to enroll in UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s popular summer horsepacking courses.

There’s still time to enroll in UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s popular summer horsepacking courses. These courses feature two unique outdoor adventures that take participants into the California wilderness on horseback. You won’t want to miss these once-in-a-lifetime adventures.

Mustangs: A Living Legacy tracks wild horses in the seldom-visited Pizona area of Inyo National Forest. Explore the biology, ecology and behavior of the North American wild horse in this four-day course. The trip runs from June 13-16 and is a special opportunity to enjoy a rustic outdoor adventure and a unique educational experience. Download the itinerary.

Mountain Horsemanship: Veterinary Care and Horsepacking in the Wilderness is a deluxe pack trip that covers the essentials of horsepacking with the Golden Trout Wilderness of the High Sierra as your laboratory. Learn about equipment, emergency veterinary care, feeding and managing livestock in the backcountry. The seven-day course runs July 12 to 18. Download the itinerary.

Also of Interest

If you live in an area prone to natural disasters, such as wildfires or flooding, and you own a horse or other large animal, consider the UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education’s course Animal Rescue in Disaster Planning in Davis on May 15. Topics include crisis management principles and lessons learned from previous disasters, as well as the relationship between the volunteer animal community, first responders and local government.

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

About UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education

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.

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