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HB/HA Record Books

  1. 1. Records Books Understanding the HB and HA Requirements
  2. 2. Record Book Sections <ul><li>General Information </li></ul><ul><li>Horse Information </li></ul><ul><li>Routine Procedures/Annual Care </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inoculations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>De-worming </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dentistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoeing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Feed Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Conditioning Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Vet Visits </li></ul><ul><li>Feed & Board Expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Other Expenses </li></ul><ul><li>Income </li></ul>
  3. 3. General Information <ul><li>Rider contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Owner contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Horse’s home location </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Home or stable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location of corral, stall # or paddock# </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Veterinarian & contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Farrier & contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Insurance Info – if applicable </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Carrier, Policy #, Day/Emergency phone </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Horse Information <ul><li>Identifying Factors </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture, Markings, Tattoo, Brand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Description, name, height, color etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Vitals at Rest </li></ul><ul><li>Vitals at work & Recovery(C3/HB & up) </li></ul><ul><li>Vices, phobias, trailering issues, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Special Medical </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allergies, food sensitivity, chronic conditions (i.e. COPD), lameness (i.e. founder, navicular) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Annual Inoculation Schedule </li></ul><ul><li>Registration Information </li></ul>
  5. 5. Routine Procedures and Annual Care <ul><li>Immunizations </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date given, Vaccine (Disease), Next Due, Cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also include Brand, lot #, Booster required, specifics on disease </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>De-worming </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date, Type of Wormer (Brand Name), Next Due, Cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also include Wormer Formula & Rotation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>For HA also include Parasite control program with drug classifications relative to parasite cycles </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Routine Procedures and Annual Care <ul><li>Shoeing </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date, Type (what was done), Next Due, Cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also include Size, Brand Name, Special Description, and Corrective procedures (such as clips, pads, packing material, drilled/tapped, caulks. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also be able to explain reasons why </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Dentistry </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Date, procedure, comments, re-check date, cost </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Also add name of vet, and reasons for procedures performed </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Feed Schedule <ul><li>A.M., Noon, & P.M. Feedings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roughage – Type(s) of hay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concentrate – Grain, Pellets, Beet Pulp </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplements – Oral Joint supplements, Oil, Rice Bran Hoof supplements etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Salt Source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>measurements in lbs/oz </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show changes in feed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be able to relate to Basic Principles of Feeding </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Should relate to conditioning schedule, preparation for specific events and feeding principles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand reasons for use of chosen feeds/supplements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For HB should include feed labels </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Should be able to relate to nutrition characteristics of specific feeds, salts/minerals, and supplements. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflect understanding & interpretation of feed label info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should be able to balance a ration </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Conditioning Schedule <ul><li>Should show exercise/training routine for an average week for Traditional, Dressage and/or Show Jumping. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity plus # of days/week and average # of minutes/ride </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflect average weekly routine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflect understanding of conditioning principles with TPRs at rest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Correlate conditioning to feed changes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TPRs at rest, work and recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 week conditioning plan for specific event </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Should include an “in-use” conditioning schedule showing regularly recorded TPRs at rest, work and recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Should reflect practices that relate to aspects of training and running a barn </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Activities <ul><li>Should reflect all horse related activities for minimum period required for the level </li></ul><ul><li>Includes Date, Activity, Comments and Cost </li></ul><ul><li>Activities include lessons, clinics, competitions, rallies, practices, group trail rides, camps </li></ul><ul><li>Comments can include what was worked on, placing in show, progress made, likes, dislikes </li></ul><ul><li>Level of detail/comments for each activity should reflect depth of knowledge required for the level </li></ul>
  10. 10. Extra Vet Visits <ul><li>Includes Date, Description/ Procedure, Diagnosis & Treatment and cost </li></ul><ul><li>Examples would be lameness, sickness, x-rays, medications i.e. Legend injections, joint injections, accidental injury i.e. cuts/lacerations </li></ul><ul><li>Inoculations, worming, and dentistry are covered in previous sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Level of detail should reflect depth of knowledge required for the rating </li></ul>
  11. 11. Feed and Board Expenses <ul><li>Include Date, Item, Cost </li></ul><ul><li>If horse is kept at home, feed expenses for own horse should be broken out from others and estimated per month </li></ul><ul><li>Should include any additional feed or supplements purchased for horse </li></ul><ul><li>Level of detail should reflect depth of knowledge required for the rating </li></ul>
  12. 12. Other Expenses <ul><li>Level of detail should be reflective of Horse Management Expectation for the rating. </li></ul><ul><li>Expenses might include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New tack, barn equipment, new rider attire, new blanket or blanket repair, trailer maintenance, show entries, trailering/gas to event, hotel costs for show, extra bedding for show, joint supplement injectables i.e. Adequan (if not administered by vet) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Income <ul><li>Level of detail should be reflective of Horse Management Expectation for the rating. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples might include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allowance, payment for home chores, babysitting, money for good grades, Birthday or Christmas money, Horse-sitting/care, grooming, braiding at shows, sale of used tack, camp counselor, clipping horses, cleaning pens, for HAs – income from teaching. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Additional Info for HB/HA <ul><li>Level of detailed information that will allow a person unfamiliar with horse and stable area to provide continued care and training of horse, in owner’s absence. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tack and Equipment used for Flat and Jumping. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where located </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Boots and pads used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tacking routine </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Info on horse behavior </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How horse behaves when being shod </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does he/she need a turn-out after day off </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is he “girthy” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How is he with blanketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is he sensitive to new feeds and or hay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Does he/she have any vices </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Length of Records <ul><li>Minimum for both the HB and the HA record book is one (1) year. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Correlation to HM Expectation <ul><li>Records should reflect appropriate depth of knowledge for the level </li></ul><ul><li>HB </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Be competent and must demonstrate sound judgment & maturity in the continuing care of their mount & equipment. Should understand reasons for their decisions and when to seek assistance. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate a sound knowledge of horses, their care, equipment and training requirements. They must demonstrate the ability to make informed decisions about all aspects of running a barn, including daily routine and emergency procedures. </li></ul></ul>