ANIML SCI 256 - Equine Management II

This second course provides additional experience managing the university horse herd, including an introduction to all life stages of hoses from foals to breeding stallions. Scientifically-based principles of equine management will be covered, including safety of horse and handler, advanced nutrition and health management of equine life stages, equine business applications, and preventive medicine.

Instructor(s): 
Credits: 
2
Semester(s) offered: 
Spring
Pre-requisites: 

ANIMLSCI 236

Notes: 

Work with horses poses health risks, including development of allergic reactions, physical injury, and exposure to zoonotic diseases. To mitigate these risks, all students must be trained in university safe horse handling protocols, comply with University and Farm Biosecurity practices, and wear appropriate attire (including disinfected boots and gloves)