Equestrian Club

Forestview Equestrian Club

(Horse Club) Room 1702 (You don’t have to be a Horse Owner to join!)

The First Thursday of each month during the School Year from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Please check our Forestview Website Under “Clubs” for Meeting times.

Some Club Objectives:

  • Investigate different equestrian disciplines.

  • To learn techniques from professional trainers that can excel progress with horse training and management.

  • To visit local equestrian workshops to gain knowledge and to have riding opportunities with parent permission (Equestrian Center Form)

  • To learn about different tack and safety.

  • Have the opportunity to share ideas and bring students together who have common interests.

  • To identify equine disease and health management.

  • To have a Veterinarian come in as a guest speaker to address horse health.

  • To investigate possible equine career opportunities and to understand that academic success in school is important for all careers.

I give my child___________________________ permission to participate in the Forestview Equestrian club the first Thursday of each month from 3:15-4:15 p.m. during the 2018-2019 School year. Parent/Guardian's are always welcomed to attend too!

Parent Signature____________________________________Date____________

Forestview Equestrian Club 2018-19

When: The First Thursday of Each Month 3:15-4:15 pm

Where: Forestview and The Lakes Area Equestrian Centers!

How: Parents will need to transport when off site!

For more Information see Mrs. Hopperstad in 7B Room 1702 or call 218-454-6151. Some riding opportunities are available at various equestrian centers with parent permission form filled out.

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Meeting Schedule

Approximately 3:15-4:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 13th:

Informational Meeting 3:15 in Mrs. Hopperstad’s room 1702

Horse Breeds & Horse Anatomy

Thursday, October 4th:

Mrs. Hopperstad’s Horses Here at Forestview! (7B) Outdoor Common Area

Thursday, November 1st:

Spirit Horse Center 8386 50th Ave. Brainerd, MN 56401 Phone: (218) 825-4944 info@spirithorsecenterinc.com 3:20-4:10 p.m. A Parent or Guardian will need to transport.


From the north: Take Highway 371 (either Business Highway 371 or the Highway 371 Bypass) south out of Brainerd or Baxter. Spirit Horse Center is located one mile south of the Bypass split on the east side of the highway.

From the south: Take Highway 371 north. We’re about one mile north of the Welcome Center. Look for us on the east side of the highway.

Thursday, December 6th:

Spirit Horse Center 3:20-4:10 p.m.

Students will be able to lead a horse through obstacles with a signed parent release form.

Thursday, January 3rd:

Mrs. Hopperstad’s room 1702

Guest Speaker:Vet Ann Domagola

Thursday, February 7th:

Mrs. Hopperstad’s room 1707

Guest Farrier Presentation:TBA

Thursday, March 7th:


Thursday, April 4th


Friday, April 26th

If we have the $$

Minnesota's Largest Equine Trade Show and Breed Exhibition

Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council

April 26, 27, 28 - Minnesota State Fairgrounds

1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN  55108

For Minnesota Horse Expo information, email us!

Expo Office: 952-922-8666 or 877-462-8758

Please NOTE:

Field Trip to the MN State Horse Expo if we have $$ per Principal Jon Anderson!

This is held at the State Fair Grounds and we will be leaving Forestview at 8:30 a.m. returning to the HS North parking lot because we will be traveling with the Equine Science students from the high school.

Members a need parent permission form filled out and returned to Mrs. Hopperstad  to attend; along with some spending money, and money to get into the Expo.

Thursday, May 2nd:


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