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Cornell University    
  Jan 21, 2018
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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ANSC 2650 - Equine Biology and Management

Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100  or permission of instructor.


Provides the basics of equine form, function, care, management, and handling. Students learn the basic biology of the horse and how to apply this knowledge to solve problems in horse care. Hands-on labs include safe handling techniques, basic groundwork, and daily care of class horses. Short trips and tours illustrate applied concepts in horse industry and health care.

Outcome 1: Explain the basics of horse husbandry.

Outcome 2: Understand equine anatomy and physiology and to explain how they relate to management practices and equine health and disease.

Outcome 3: Apply material learned in class to hands-on experience working with and caring for horses.

Outcome 4: Gather and critically evaluate information to organize and present in written and oral formats. Students will work both independently (for a written assignment) and as a small group (for an oral presentation) to present this information effectively.

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