HALTER Level One

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Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource (HALTER) Level One provides learners with the opportunity to learn equine science material while adapting this knowledge for use in youth programs to foster positive youth development.

Once you have successfully completed the lesson, and their associated requirements, you will receive a certificate of completion.

Learning Objectives

Objectives of this lesson includes:

  1. Develop techniques for safe horse handling
  2. Learn basic horse care and management
  3. Identify and foster positive youth development using the horse as a learning tool

HALTER Level One Requirements

A certificate of completion is awarded to learners who complete the following lesson sub-sections and achieve an 80% proficiency on each assessment/quiz.

  • Horse Owner Survival
  • Basic Horse Care and Management
  • Horse Power: Positive Youth Development and Horses



This course is displayed using the online course tool known as Moodle. You will need to create an account and register with Moodle to view and participate in this and other equine courses offered by eXtension

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Once you have completed this lesson you can take other Horse Learning Lessons and check back as new HALTER Program lessons are available.

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