Introduction to Equine Science: Production and Management

The health and wellbeing of your equine (e.g. horses, mules, donkeys, ponies) can be improved with an increased understanding of the science and physiology of these special animals. This online course will teach you the fundamentals of important equine topics like nutrition, saddle fit, biomechanics related to conformation, lameness, reproduction, dental, disease and general health care. Designed to benefit those interested in owning or leasing equine or those interested in an equine enterprise such as boarding or training, this course will discuss challenges associated with keeping equine healthy and provide you with a fundamental understanding of how to manage their overall health and care.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased understanding of equine physiology
  • Application of equine science to improve care and management of equids

Skills You Will Gain

  • Equine care
  • Equine management
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