Wetherbrooke Academy

### The supply list for Equine Science 101

3 ring spiral notebook with loose leaf paper

paddock boots or cowboy boots

weather appropriate clothing for being outside

writing utensils


Wetherbrooke Farm is starting an Equine Science / Barn Management Program.  The program will be operated by Joy Von Handorf, owner and head instructor at Wetherbrooke Farm.  Joy is a former teacher and coach at Dayton Christian High School and Nelsonville York Middle School and is an ICP certified instructor through the United States Eventing Association.  The program will cover topics about horse care, horsemanship, and farm management.  Topics may include, but are not limited to:


Show grooming

Anatomy of a horse

Vet care

Equine Chiropractic care

Vet care and medicines



Proper turnout


Cleaning stalls

Cleaning tack

Equipment and usage

Course design

Jump building

Running an equine business

Supplies and ordering

Tacking up

Parts of the tack

Arena and footing care


Riding styles

Farm layout

Farm and riding related mathematics

Classes will meet for two hours a week and are available for students ages 7 and up.   We will begin in December and will run for five weeks.  The dates and times for Winter Session #1 is on the registration form below.

Students will need to dress appropriately for the weather and the activities of the day.  We will be in the classroom for part of the day and out in the barns for the rest of the time.

Fee Schedule:

$200 per student

$175 per student for siblings

If you are interested in signing your student(s) up for this program,  please send the following information to Joy@wetherbrookefarm.com:

Student name

Student age

Email address

Mailing address

Phone number

We are very excited to start a new adventure here at the farm, and I look forward to answering any questions that you may have about the program.   Feel free to contact Joy at 937-623-8337 for more information.

Wetherbrooke Farm Liability Release Form

Wetherbrooke Farm Equine Science Class Registration