Home » Blog » 2010 » 08 Visit the Education Barn at the Fair by Jeremy K on Aug032010 Learn more about horses at the Education Barn at the 2010 Cattaraugus County Fair. The Education Barn is now located in the infield of the track! Come watch daily demonstrations! Join in the Daily Activities! Be part of the Fun! Update: Most of these events will be happening between 11:30am and 2:00pm Education Barn Schedule Tuesday, August 3, 2010 Demonstrations Horsemanship Through Feel - Come see how to communicate with your horse in a gentle humane way so you both become great partners. Safety & Proper Handling - Tips on how to be safe around horses, how to lead properly, how to work with them from the ground. First Time Horse Buyer - Tips to buying the right horse for you. Activity Wagon Train History - Come learn about the old wagon trains. See a real wagon and how the people lived and dressed. Wednesday, August 4, 2010 Demonstration Parelli Natural Horsemanship and Trick Training - How to work and play with your horse using gentle techniques that will allow you both to learn, have fun and be safe. Activities Grooming - Learn what kinds of brushes are used and how to brush a horse Kids Day - Coloring Books will be available and other activities Thursday, August 5, 2010 Demonstrations Nutrition - Tips on how to properly feed your horse Equine Massage - Techniques that will help you bond with your horse and make them feel better Hoof Care & Trim - Tips on proper hoof care and importance of proper trims to keep your horse sound. Activity Grooming - Learn what kinds of brushes are used and how to brush a horse Friday, August 6, 2010 Demonstrations Trail Riding Safety - Safety tips and Equipment used for riding in the woods, open fields, etc. Bits & Bitting - What kinds of bits to use and why Saddle Fitting - Learn how to check your saddle to make sure it fits properly, not too tight or loose, big or small. Saturday, August 7, 2010 Demonstrations Harness - Learn the parts of a harness, how to put it on a horse and hook them up to a buggy. Basic Riding and Breeds - How to use your body and reins properly when you ride a horse. Activity Calvary - Civil War - Learn what role horses played in the Civil War era and how the soldiers were dressed and the equipment used. About Jeremy K I love running around in my bare feet and playing outside. Filed in Summer Family Entertainment Horses Educational Equestrian Facilities Login to post comments Email this page Travel Guide It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!! View the visitor's guide online or request that the Enchanted Mountains guide be snail mailed to you for FREE! Related Events Cancelled- Friends of Good Music presents Philip Edward Fisher Cancelled! - Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton Friends of Good Music presents Kenneth Overton Southern Tier Symphony's: Series III "Amaze" Olean Theatre Workshop presents "Witness For the Prosecution"