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October 2023

Saturday, October 7

9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Horseback Riding in the North Woods

Enjoy the fall of colors of northern Wisconsin while exploring forested trails on horseback. Riding stable staff provide instruction and guidance along the trail. No previous riding experience is necessary, and the actual ride will last for about an hour.
Important Notes
Special notes: Because of the horses available at the stable, riders must weigh less than 220 pounds fully clothed, and all riders may be weighed prior to beginning the ride. Riders under the age of 18 will need to have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian in advance.
Transportation, experienced wranglers, lunch, and all equipment provided.
The full cost of facilitating this trip has been largely offset by a generous grant from the Endeavor Foundation. What’s more, to meet our goal of ensuring equitable access to our experiences, students may choose from three price-point options.
There will be a pre-trip meeting in the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute on Thursday, October 5 at 6 p.m. This outing will depart from the SOEI on Saturday, October 7 at 9 a.m. and return at 5 p.m.

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To keep this experience accessible, registration for this program is based on a sliding-scale fee. Choose between $10, $20, and $30. Registration closes at the time of the event (though we encourage you to register earlier) or when the program fills, whichever is sooner.
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Participant cancellations made prior to seven (7) days before the event will result in a full refund. Cancellations after seven (7) days receive no refund. However, at the discretion of the program director, a refund may be offered due to short-term illness or injury. If a short-term illness or injury prevents the participant from attending the scheduled session, the participant may reschedule to another session of equal or lesser value, during the same year only, provided space is available. If the new session has a higher value than the original session, the participant must pay the difference in tuition. Refunds will not be provided for transferring into a session of lesser value.

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SOEI Outdoor Pursuits program sessions cancelled by Northland College will receive a full refund. I have read and agree to the Refund Policy.Essential Eligibility Criteria Acknowledgement(Required)Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute outings and trips are open to all Northland College students, staff, and faculty who are able to meet the Essential Eligibility Criteria (EEC). Accommodations may be made as long as it does not compromise the health or safety of staff members or other participants or significantly alter the fundamental intended outcomes of the program.

Essential Eligibility Criteria are not intended to be exclusionary, but to honestly identify the basic and fundamental elements of outing or trip participation that are integrally tied to safety and risk management considerations. These criteria are the essential skills that each participant is required to perform for safety in each type of program offered and are applied equally to all potential participants.

Please read the EEC requirements. I have read and understand the Essential Eligibility Criteria.Waiver and Release for Outdoor Activities Acknowledgement(Required)Please be sure to complete the Waiver And Release for Outdoor Activity Participants (adults and minors). All participants under 18 years of age must have a parent or legal guardian complete the form. I have read and submitted the Waiver And Release for Outdoor Activity Participants (adults and minors).

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