Equestrian Club

Forestview Equestrian Club 2017-18

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

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 available at various equestrian centers with parent permission form.

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Meeting Schedule

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

Thursday, September 21st:

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

Horse Breeds & Horse Anatomy

Thursday, October 5th:

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

Thursday, November 2nd:

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 21st:

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 4th:

Mrs. Hopperstad’s room 1702

Guest Farrier Presentation: Dick Caulkins

Thursday, February 1st:

Horse Activities with Ally

Thursday, March 1st:

TBA: Equestrian Center

Thursday, April 5th:

TBA: Equestrian Center

Thursday, May 3rd:

TBA: Equestrian Center

Forestview Equestrian Club (Is Free!!)

(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.

Some Club Objectives:

  • Investigate different equestrian disciplines and to gain appreciation for each.

  • 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 equipment.

  • 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 on Thursday’s from 3:15-4:15 p.m. during the 2017-2018 School year. Parent/Guardian's are always welcomed to attend too!

Parent Signature____________________________________Date____________

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