Courses of Study 2021-2022 
    
    Oct 18, 2021  
Courses of Study 2021-2022
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ANSC 2650 - Equine Biology and Management


(OPHLS-AG)      
Fall. 3 credits. Letter grades only.

Prerequisite: BIOAP 1100  or permission of instructor.

L. Goodale.

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: Students will be able to explain the basics of horse husbandry and use this information to formulate equine management decisions.

Outcome 2: Students will be able to apply their knowledge of equine anatomy and physiology to management practices and equine health and disease.

Outcome 3: Students will be able to gather and critically evaluate information to: understand and make decisions regarding horse care; present this information and make recommendations to peers and a lay audience.

Outcome 4: Students will be able to demonstrate comfort and skill while handling and working with horses.



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