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Go beyond the classroom with UC Davis Extension's Summer Horsepacking Adventures


April 18, 2017     E-mail this page to a friend!

This summer, join UC Davis Extension on two exciting outdoor adventures that take participants into the California wilderness on horseback.

Mustangs: A Living Legacy
Track wild mustangs in the barren and remote high desert area of Pizona in Inyo National Forest, which plays host to North America's wildest bands of mustangs. Observe free-roaming herds, blooming wildflowers and other resident wildlife, and learn about the history, social behavior and uncertain future of these proud animals.
    June 10-13: Saturday-Tuesday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
    Bishop, California
    $900
    For more information and to enroll, click https://extension.ucdavis.edu/section/mustangs-living-legacy.

Mountain Horsemanship: Veterinary Care and Horsepacking
in the Wilderness

This deluxe, seven-day pack trip covers the essentials of horsepacking with the Golden Trout Wilderness of the High Sierra as your laboratory. The instructors will discuss equipment, emergency veterinary care, feeding and managing livestock in the backcountry, and more.
    July 9-15: Sunday-Saturday, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
    Lone Pine, California
    $1,625
    For more information and to enroll, click https://extension.ucdavis.edu/section/mountain-horsemanship-veterinary-care-and-horsepacking-wilderness.