Equine Nutrition: Eating Like a Horse


Equine are often known for overeating and many times, as their caretakers, we overfeed them. In this online course, you’ll explore how to properly manage equine nutrition by improving your understanding of the digestive system and the essential nutrients these animals require. You’ll explore various foodstuffs and diverse management programs that can prevent certain conditions associated with some feeding practices, like obesity and laminitis, and discuss strategies to feed and maintain equine at healthy weights.

Designed for equine owners or those interested in acquiring equine, as well as those affiliated with businesses that care for horses, such as boarding facilities, this course will provide an overall improved understanding of equine nutrition.

Learning Outcomes

  • Increased understanding of equine nutritional needs
  • Feeding strategies to prevent or manage nutritional based diseases.


  • Equine nutrition management
Academic Units
Section Number
Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructor. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. 

 A recording of this course will be available for a limited time for those who are unable to attend the live session. By enrolling in the course you agree to being recorded for the purposes of instruction

The class will be held in real time February 19 - 20, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. PST

Refund Deadline: February 11, 2022