Eastfork farms has joined Gull Lake Community Schools to be a part of their Homeschool Partnership Program by contributing to the course “PE/The Anatomy of Movement, Health and Wellness through Lifetime Sports.” In this capacity, Eastfork provides an educational lab setting for those wishing to explore Horsemanship as the sport they would like to focus on. Students learn equine science and horsemanship both in the classroom and hands on in the arena.
For more information on Gull Lake’s Homeschool partnership, please visit their website at http://www.gulllakecs.org/glhsp/site/default.asp
You can also contact the Program Director, Cindy Fadel at 269-488-5000
Frequently Asked Questions:
How do we sign up?
Please visit gulllakeschools.net and register for P.E. Anatomy of Movement or P.E. Health and Wellness. Following that, you will need to register below with Eastfork to secure your time slot.
What does the Horsemanship Class involve?
Students cover basic equine science and horsemanship, exploring everything from leading and tying knots to confirmation, common diseases, and mounted riding skills. Half of each period is dedicated to classroom like work and the other half involves had on horse activities.
How long are classes?
Each class lasts approximately an hour and a half. Upper level classes (Horsemanship 3+) are approximately an hour.
How does the student progress?
At this time, there are Horsemanship I, Horsemanship II, and Horsemanship III
When are classes available?
2017/2018 official dates are TBD per school schedule. You may sign up for days and times on the links below.
Classes will run at scheduled times provided there is enough interest in the particular time slot.
Though we would like to accommodate everyone's special circumstances- due to the nature of the program and in the interest of providing the best possible educational climate, spaces in each class are limited and will be granted on a first come-first served basis.
*Specific time slots are listed on the online registration pages*
Horsemanship 1 classes will be offered on Tuesdays AND HAVE BEEN FILLED
Click HERE to be added to a Horsemanship 1 waitlist
Horsemanship 2 classes will be offered on Wednesdays
Click HERE to register for Horsemanship 2
Horsemanship 3 classes will be offered on Thursdays
Click HERE to register for Horsemanship 3
ALL horsemanship class participants must fill out a release of liability prior to their first class. This release can be filled out online HERE or downloaded as a PDF HERE (and snail mailed in or turned in in person)