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What I Have Learned

By Riles
  • Volley Ball Manager

    I helped manage my Highschool Girls Volleyball team. Here I learned how to referee Volleyball, and keep score.
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    Riding Lessons at Irish Fox Stables

    I learned how to ride Hunter Jumper as well as just Jumper.
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    Attended High School

    I graduated with my Diploma.
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    Worked at Hexagon Horseshoe Ranch

    worked at my Aunt's horse ranch helping out with her summer camp teaching little girls about horse care and riding. As well as getting my first experience starting a horse undersaddle.
  • Basic Car Maintenance

    I learned how to change a tire, and oil/ oil filter in a vehicle.
  • Crew for Drama Productions

    I learned how to make sets and props, use a drill, table saw, and how to paint sets. As well as how to run lights in a theater, and how to sneak props on and off stage.
  • First Jumper Show

    participated in my first jumping show at Irish Fox Stables.
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    Worked at Hexagon Horseshoe Ranch

    This time I learned how to do more of the finishing touches on a horse like neck reining and even showed my horse in halter and undersaddle. I also did more ranch maintenance like fixing fence, and bucking hay.
  • First job at Stephaninas Pizza

    Learned to work with people I did not like, Got experience answering phones, taking orders, and meal preperation.
  • Found out I had a head for Business

    Went to a DECA compition to get out of class and ended up making it all the way to the U.S. Competition in Florida.
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    Worked for Kohls

    I worked at Kohls started as a Cashier, then worked on the floor, I also unloaded the truck, as well as work over nights changing sale signs. It was the first job where I kept getting added responsibilities.
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    took a biology and history course at St. Charles Community College

    I was able to do this through a program at my high school.
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    Barrel Racing Lessons and Show

    Meet a gal through my Job at Kohls and she taught me how to barrel race as well as I got to compete with one of her clients horses.
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    Attended Stephens College

    Graduated with my Degree in Equine Business Management and a Minor in Psychology.
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    Wrangler at Camp Cedarledge Girl Scout Camp

    I helped care for the horses and barn as well as teaching young girls how to care for and ride horses and leading trail rides. I also helped out as a councelor when I was not at the barn.
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    Internship at Double P Farms

    I worked 8 to 8 helping care for the barn, feed, train, and ride. I learned how to start horses under saddle using the Parelli Method, as well as a more traditional method. I also learned and competed in reining and got started roping.
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    Worked at Willow Ponds Farm as Maintenance

    I worked at an instructors lesson farm taking care of pastures, arenas, and trails. Also doing other maintenance tasks as the popped up.
  • CPR and First Aid

    Last time I was certified in both CPR and First Aid it was a requirement to get my Degree.
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    Worked at Rustic Trail Stable

    I fed and watered horses, cleaned stalls and pastures, as well as did maintenance and helped out with shows. I also was a sub for the riding lesson teachers there.
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    Helped my Cousin with her Kids

    Helped watch three kids all under the age of 5 it was great learning experience for when I had my own kids.
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    Volunteered with my Husbands Squadron

    I helped put on events, and organize fund raisers.
  • Budgeting for Baby

    Got some great info on how to keep our finances in check once my oldest son joined us that following February.
  • My Oldest Son's Birth

    Started my life long journey being a mom, learn something new everyday!
  • Attended my first Barre Class

    learned a new way to stay in shape
  • Links Class

    Took a links Class and learned more about the marine corps and the base we were stationed at.
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    Leased a Horse

    I got to work on my dressage skills as well as my jumping a little bit. I also got some training in as he was not good with trails or dressage before I rode him.
  • My youngest Son was Born

    I have been improving my multitasking skills immensly since then and seeing that I can push myself further every day.
  • Started a Class, 'Discover Your Value,'

    So far I have learned alot about different types of learning, and my own accomplishments in learning.
  • Introduction to Essential Oils

    My friend, who is selling essential oils, had a class about how to use them.
  • Every Day Toxins

    My friend who sells essential oils, also had a class on the toxins in our household items.