Asino Felice Italian School for Equidae Training Amateur Sports Association and Social Promotion Association organizes for its members and members:
Advanced donkey trekking course
Valid as a 2 ° lev. T.
Upcoming courses 2019:
From 14 to 18 October 2019
TO REGISTER, FILL IN THE FOLLOWING FORM AND SEND AN EMAIL IN THE CONTACTS SECTION
The course lasts 30 hours divided into 5 days (from Monday to Friday), consists of a theoretical part and a practical part where you will learn the correct management for the trekking donkey, the training and ethological training of he needs to prepare to go out for several days, how to handle more demanding situations, as well as the most suitable equipment, mapping and orientation and finally the laws and the rules of the road.
The lesson time is from 9 to 12 and from 15 to 18, half a day will be dedicated to the theoretical part and half to the practical part with variations depending on the season, two days will be dedicated to donkey trekking, where participants will have to put into practice what we have learned in the field and managing the equipment.
Physical preparation of the donkey
• ideal characteristics of the trekking donkey
• how to recognize if the donkey is ready to face a trekking
• nutrition in trekking
• any injuries and health problems that a donkey may have in trekking and prevention
• how to take a donkey for a walk
• how to lead several donkeys together
• handling the donkey in difficult situations
• how to get him used to the pack and the load
• how to teach the donkey to handle weights correctly
• equipment suitable for trekking
• how to organize a trek
• mapping and orientation
• trekking with support points with night in a structure or in a tent
• laws in this regard and the highway code
The course is held by Lisa Mabilia, 2nd level country riding technician released by a primary sports promotion body recognized by CONI, instructor, trainer and equestrian guide and donkey technician with experience in dairy donkey farms, riding clubs and president of the 'asd Asino Felice.
The courses are for a maximum of 6 people to keep the quality of the course high.
The course is part of the 32 training hours for participation in the exams for the patent of the Technical Someggiato.
Registration and insurance cost 15 euros + 35 euros for the reimbursement of expenses for the training material of the course.
The cost of the 5-day internship is 450 euros, at the end of the course a certificate of participation will be issued. For those wishing to practice more, it can stay for other weeks.
It will be possible to have lunch and dinner in the bars, pizzerias and trattorias in the area and sleep at the various B & Bs in the area at low cost.
The costs of the B&B vary from 30 euros for a single room to 50 euros for a double room. See section " link "