AE: Packing on Horses or Mules

Title:  Packing on Horses or Mules

Description:  Packing into the backcountry with your horses and mules is a fun and rewarding experience. This 4 week hands  on course is geared for beginners and will teach you the skills to feel confident packing for a simple overnight trip or a few weeks in the wilderness. Topics will include: defensive horse handling, all of the ins and outs of packing, and minimum impact horse use. A wide various packing equipment will be used during  demonstrations and hands on class time to show you the pros and cons of all options. We will get into the details of packing and will cover a vast array of topics including: back braiding your rope, gear selection, forest service  requirements, packing in camp for a family fishing trip, and even how to pack out that trophy of a life time.

Class Sizea:  12 

Instructor:  Andy Breland

Dates:  February 19, 26, March 5, 12, 2019

Times:  6:30 – 9:00PM

Location:  New Location - Trailhead Supply 1007 US Hwy 2 East Kalispell

Fee:  $10.00 fee payable to School District #5 at time of registration

         $25.00 materials fee payable to instructor on first day of class