Asino Felice Italian School for Equidae Training Amateur Sports Association and Social Promotion Association organizes for its members and members:
Donkey management and ethological training course
Valid as donkey donkey training 1st level. T.
THIS 6 DAY COURSE HAS BEEN DIVIDED INTO
3 DAYS OF ONLINE THEORY + 3 DAYS OF ON-SITE PRACTICE
COURSE DATES 2020:
Mon 13 / Fri 17 January - Uta ( Sardinia )
Mon 03 / Fri 07 February - Cigliano ( Piedmont )
Mon 17 / Fri 21 February - Cigliano ( Piedmont )
Mon 16 / Fri 20 March - Cigliano ( Piedmont ) - postponed x COVID
Mon 23 / Fri 27 March - Cigliano ( Piedmont ) - postponed x COVID
Mon 06 / Fri 10 April - Cigliano ( Piedmont ) - postponed x COVID
Mon 20 / Fri 24 April - Cigliano ( Piedmont ) - postponed x COVID
Mon 03 / Fri 07 August - Cigliano ( Piedmont )
Sat 28 / Sun 29 November -Cigliano ( Piedmont ) -Exams for patents
FOR COURSES AVAILABLE FROM HOME CAUSE CORONAVIRUS VISIT THIS PAGE THEORETICAL COURSE ONLINE
Given the emergency of containment of COVID-19, we decided to make part of the 1st level training course (management and ethological training of the donkey) usable also from home, dividing the training into 15 theoretical hours online and 15 practical hours at the our center after the end of the restrictions.
This solution will also allow students to have a 50% saving on the expenses for eating and sleeping in the area, since the stay in our center will be reduced to only 3 days instead of 6.
TO PARTICIPATE IN THE DESIRED DATES, YOU MUST BOOK AT LEAST ONE MONTH IN ADVANCE SINCE A MAXIMUM OF 5 STUDENTS PER COURSE ARE ACCEPTED AND THE PLACES ARE SOLD OUT SOON
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 of the donkey, the education and training of the donkey with the tame softly, the right training for someday excursions, the most suitable equipment and preparation for working with children in safety. Each student will have a donkey available that he will exchange with the other participants to gain more experience and to learn about the different characters of the donkeys.
The course touches on various topics and possibilities and is suitable for everyone, for those who want to approach the world of the donkey, for those who want to educate their donkey or for those who want to make a profession out of it.
The lesson time is from 9 to 12 and from 14 to 17 (or from 15 to 18 depending on the daylight hours), half of the day will be dedicated to the theoretical part and half to the practical part, with variations depending on the season.
The theoretical part includes explanations and simulations in the field or in the classroom with didactic material and projections, the practical part instead is carried out in the field and on a walk with suitable equipment, each student will have a donkey available which during the week will be exchanged with other participants for give everyone the opportunity to know the 4 different characters of the donkey.
The topics covered will be:
- Proper nutrition
- Proper handling of the donkey
- Management costs
- Morphology and Italian races
- Diseases and treatment of the donkey
- Diversity: female, gelding, stallion, foal
- Diversity: donkey, mule, bardotto, pony, horse, zebra
- Ethology of the donkey
- Proper handling from the ground
- How to educate a donkey by making it curious, confident, available
- Asinity: the 4 personalities of the donkey
- The basics of communication
- Body language
- The 5 basic games
- The different uses of the donkey
- How to prepare him for news and work
- Equipment to dress the donkey
- How to organize an excursion
- How to organize activities for children
- How to work with the donkey: institutions, associations, clubs, training courses, laws on the subject and the highway code.
The course is held by the technician Lisa Mabilia from Piedmont, a 2nd level country riding technician and a 3rd level skilled technician issued by a primary sports promotion body recognized throughout the national territory by CONI with experience throughout Italy in dairy donkey farms. , donkey and horse riding, rescue associations, pet therapy, animal assisted interventions, equestrian clubs, educational farms and president of Asino Felice SIFE ASD APS, expert in the re-education of donkeys with behavioral problems and in ethological taming for activities with children , saddlebag, saddle and tow.
The assistance to the course is provided by other 1st and 2nd level skilled technicians released by a primary sports promotion body recognized by CONI and there is often the presence of a veterinarian expert in donkeys and professional jogger of natural management and foot care. 'ass.
The courses have a maximum number of participants to keep the quality of the course high so we invite you to register as soon as possible.
The registration of a person has a cost of 50 euros including annual insurance and reimbursement of expenses for the course cards (the registration will be accepted after sending the registration form and the bank transfer), in case of cancellation the 50 euros of registration will not be refunded.
The cost of the 5-day course is 450 euros, payable in cash on Mondays or by advance bank transfer.
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. See section " link ".
NB: For courses outside our headquarters in Piedmont, the registration fee is increased from 50 to 150/200 euros for the transfer of technicians (Sardinia, Emilia Romagna, Tuscany, Puglia)
QUALIFICATIONS AND PATENT
See the donkey sector organization chart: https://www.asinofelice.com/professionisti
At the end of the course a certificate of participation will be issued.
Those interested in continuing the training to become a technician will have to pass the written / practical test on Saturday for the donkey qualification 1 level. (duration of the test: half day) at a cost of 70 euros. Optional only for those who want to continue the training.
Once the qualification has been obtained, it is possible to access the national exams to obtain the "Technical skier 1 level" patent, issued by a primary sports promotion body recognized by CONI, which allows you to do activities and excursions with donkeys throughout the territory national (exams are organized twice a year, in spring and autumn at the operational headquarters in Cigliano (VC) and, upon reaching 10 students, also in Sardinia).
Subsequent patents: 2 level donkey trekking technician, 3 level donkey technician, 2 level donkey technician, 3 level donkey technician.