ASHEBORO (July 18, 2017)
Randolph Community College will offer a new course in “Equine and Stable Management” beginning Aug. 18. The course covers the basic needs, handling, and care of horses, and topics related to the care and management of an equine facility. This class will prepare students to take the Equine Facility Management Certification offered by the Certified Horsemanship Association.
Instructor Cathy Thacker is an equine program specialist at Circle C Equestrian Center in Sophia. She has 20 years of experience in riding instruction and has obtained a B.S. degree in equine studies from Averett University, with riding instructor certifications from CHA, PATH Intl., and Horse Archery USA.
This hybrid course will meet on Fridays from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., August 18 through Dec. 15, at the Circle C Equestrian Center, 2574 Sweetbriar Road, in Sophia, and online. There will be no class on Oct. 27 and Nov. 24. The cost is $180.55.
Space is limited. For more information or to register, call the RCC Archdale Center at 336-862-7980.