This program will develop entry-level jobs skills in equine husbandry and housing. Training and skill set development include; practical handling and safety skills, equipment handling and care, equine anatomy and nutrition, as well as breeding and reproduction skills. The program is designed for students that wish to develop practical skills in the area of equine science.
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon satisfactory completion of this award, the student should be prepared to:
1. Design and implement a complete nutritional program for equines in various life stages.
2. Demonstrate advanced equine handling skills.
3. Describe current trends in equine reproduction, mare and foal care.
4. Demonstrate competent riding skills in various situations using various disciplines.
5. Using current equine industry standards, demonstrate management skills in the operation of an equine facility.
6. Describe ideal equine conformation and subsequent ailments associated with deviations from such conformation.
To earn a Certificate of Achievement in Equine Science, the student must complete a minimum of 16 units of course work. Each course must be completed with a "C" or better.
|Required Courses - Complete 14 UNITS||Elective Courses - Choose one course:|
|Class #:||Name:||Units:||Class #:||Name:||Units:|
|ANSC207||Equine Science||3||ANSC200||Introduction to Animal Science||3|
|ANSC209||Equine Breeding & Reproduction||3||ANSC259||Pack Animal -Walk/Ride||2|
|ANSC243||Equine Fitting and Showing||2||ANSC260||Advanced Horsemanship||3|
|ANSC265||Introduction to Colt Training||3|