Community College’s Horse Training and Management program facilities
include 70 indoor stalls. Colts are assigned to each student. Individual
students are responsible for the feeding and care of their horses. The
facilities also include outdoor runs for program horses.
Students in the
HTM program must furnish their own tack. A list of required items can be
found in more
information section of this Web site or it can be picked up when the
student comes for a required riding interview. Enrollment is limited to 50
students in the HTM program, ensuring individualized
Two large 150
foot by 300 foot outdoor arenas provide area for students to work with
their horses. Labs are divided between instructors to ensure that students
receive individualized instruction. With over 300 days of sunshine
students are able to ride outdoors most of the time
inclement weather, students use the 90 foot by 185 foot indoor arena.
Students specializing in cutting horse training also use this arena to
train. Forty-two stalls, an instructor office, a tack room, and restrooms
are also located in the indoor arena. Instructors demonstrate skills then
work with students to perfect their skills
Located on over forty acres, Lamar Community College
Horse Training and Management facilities give students ample room to
improve their riding skills. Additionally, riding trails allow students to
ride outside the arena to develop their “green broke” horses.
with watching instructor demonstrations, then move to ground work, advance
to riding, and conclude their efforts at a horse show held at the end of
each fall and spring semester. At the Spring Horse Show freshmen students
compete for honors. The all-around male and female students as well as the
most improved students are recognized with scholarships. The students
present their horses in a reining pattern.
the HTM program is limited to fifty students each year and students are
encouraged to apply early. Students must be admitted to the college,
complete the HTM
questionnaire, and take a riding interview. Questions can be directed
to JJ Rydberg firstname.lastname@example.org or Del
abound at LCC. A large indoor arena complete with stalls, two large
outdoor arenas, seven round pens, block stall barn, outside riding trails
and a warm-up area provide for a great experience. Our students learn from
hands-on experience. The largest portion of a student’s time is spent at
the barn not in the classroom.
Community College’s Horse Training and Management Program accepts
approximately 80 two-year old colts each fall and spring for students to
green-break and for advanced training. These horses are received from
breeders from several states. Breeders must apply in order to get their
horses into the program. Students are assigned one or more horses for
which they are responsible for the feeding, care, and training.