Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta
-Friday, October 1, 1970 LETHERIDGE HEKAID Solving problems in reading and writing at St. Paul's School. Student teacher takes over reading class at Gilbert Paterson School. What hns riding liorses got to do with educating young people What has the horse got tn educating young people to- day? A pood logical question to ask a student heading for the corrals on campus at (lie Leth- bridge Community College. Horsem nnship plays a big part in the outdoor recreaUon program at the L.C.C. While most courses train a student to enm a living, the motto of the outdoor roc instructors is to "leach people lo live." Leisure time Ls on the increase m our modern way of life, and so peo- ple of all ages must learn to spend the hours from their work, wisely. The old say- inc is idloress breeds contempt. There are more horses in North America today than at any other lime in our history. Yet every winter, many of Lhesc beautiful animals die be- cnnso of neglect through ignor- nnce of the owner. Hordes have Ix'en abused, and riders seri- ously or fatally injured of improper handling of I h c i r horses. Our horsemanship protrram teaches proper care and ban- their commun- up equitation wny. their new- is are pnssod on and tho of horses for plea- sure in leisure hours can go oo.