To optimize your viewing and learning experience please review the following content before beginning the Advanced Horsemanship courses.
You will need a computer with a web browser and access to Internet to complete this course. If using a iPhone, iPad, or any other mobile or tablet device, be sure to select the course designated for mobile devices. You cannot switch between formats. Once you begin a course, it must be completed on the same platform.
Your computer's hardware should be equipped to watch MP4 videos and produce sound. If you are able to watch Youtube or other streaming video online you should have the capability to view videos in this course.
Reliable access to the Internet is necessary to complete this course. The suggested web browser for viewing material is Mozilla Firefox; this is a free web browser that can be downloaded here. You must also have an updated Adobe flash player in order to view content.
Below are the recommended specifications for viewing course content among various Internet browsers:
Content for this course takes an interactive approach, which will require a user to complete certain tasks before moving on to the next part of the course. Some of these tasks might be clicking a button, watching a video, or answering a question. Please review the following information to understand how this course will interact.
Course materials are locked/restricted. This means you cannot click ahead through the slides or jump ahead. Slides are locked by interactivity and to unlock a slide you will need to do one or all of the following depending on the type of slide:
- Interact with a button(s)
- Watch a video
- Complete a self-knowledge check
Once you have completed a slide you will be allowed to click the "Next" button and move on to the next slide.
Slides on the course may have various buttons. Clicking on these buttons will make other information appear, whether it is pictures, written text, or video, or allow you to navigate. The color of the button will change once you have interacted with it.
To hide the information you made appear with the button now disappear you must click that information again or another button on the side. If you are having difficulty finding where to click to hide information just move your mouse around the slide until you see the mouse change from an arrow to a hand.
Self Knowledge Checks
Self Knowledge Checks are non-graded assessments that appear throughout a course. These are short quiz type questions to help re-affirm the information just presented in the course. Question types include:
- Multiple Choice
- Drag & Drop
- Check All
Depending on the question type there may be multiple attempts and you will not be able to move on in the course until you get it correct.
Returning to Main Site
You may return to the main site at any time during the course by clicking the banner (outlined in red below). This will open a new window.
Viewing the Course
The visual size of the courses were designed to fit the full screen, but each person has a different size computer screen so you may find you need to scroll up and down or left and right to read the material. If you are using Firefox you can adjust the browser zoom to either zoom in or out as needed. Here are the steps:
- On a window click "open menu"
- Then adjust zoom as necessary with the "-" and "+" buttons
Once you have completed all the course components you will be able to enter the required information in order to notify your selected racing jurisdictions.