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Go beyond the classroom with UC Davis Extension’s Summer Horsepacking Adventures


Mustangs: A Living Legacy

Track wild mustangs in the barren and remote high desert area of Pizona in Inyo National Forest, which plays host to North America’s wildest bands of mustangs. This trip combines a superb outdoor adventure with a unique educational experience. Observe free-roaming herds, blooming wildflowers and other resident wildlife, and learn about the history, social behavior and uncertain future of these proud animals.

June 6-9: Sat.-Tues., 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Bishop, Calif.

$900. Enroll in section 144OTH800.


Mountain Horsemanship: Veterinary Care and Horsepacking in the Wilderness

This deluxe, seven-day pack trip covers the essentials of horsepacking with the Golden Trout Wilderness of the High Sierra as your laboratory. The instructors will discuss equipment, emergency veterinary care, feeding and managing livestock in the backcountry, and more.

July 12-18: Sun.-Sat., 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Lone Pine, Calif.

$1,625. Enroll in section 151OTH800.



Craig London, D.V.M., is co-owner of Rock Creek Pack Station and Mt. Whitney Pack Trains.

Janet Roser, Ph.D., is a professor with the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis.


For more information

Visit our website to download a brochure for additional information and a detailed itinerary. For general information or to enroll, call UC Davis Extension at (800) 752-0881 or email [email protected].

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