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FREEPORT: HCC to offer equine classes this fall
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FREEPORT - Highland Community College is offering equine courses beginning this fall. The two-credit hour courses include:

• Introduction to Horse Feed and Breeding

• Introduction to Equine Sports Massage and Horse Maintenance

• Introduction to Horse Handling, Horsemanship and General Training

• Introduction to the Practical Work of the Horse.

The classes will be taught by Anki Folkstedt, a 30-year veteran of Swedish riding schools and certified riding school master. She also has experience as an equine sports massage specialist. She focuses on teaching the importance of companionship between horse and handler.

Courses are offered on the HCC campus and Country View Equestrian Center (visit for directions). For class specific information, contact For course descriptions or general information, and to register, visit or call (815) 599-3612.