ANIML SCI 497A - Equine Diseases and Health Management

Topics: Common diseases in horses; Common pharmaceuticals administered by your veterinarian; Vaccinations; Internal parasites and their control; Lameness (videos); Selected orthopedic problems; Spinal anatomy and disorders; Carpal and metacarpal disorders; Shoulder disorders; Disorders of the fetlock and pastern; Disorders of the forefoot; Disorders of the hind limb; Oral cavity; Digestive cavity; Anatomy of the gastrointestinal track (video); Equine colic; Choke; Feeding special need horse; Caring for the older horse; Newborn Foal; Foal disorders 

Note: Possible hands on and demonstration opportunities at the barns: General handling; Physical examination; Record keeping; Coggins testing; Vaccination - Injection sites; Deworming; Ongoing clinical cases at the barn; Dental care; Castration; Lameness; Hoof care and shoeing; Lyme snap test; Acupuncture.

Instructor(s): 
Credits: 
3
Level: 
Undergraduate
Semester(s) offered: 
Fall
Pre-requisites: 

ANIMLSCI 220