Apr 05, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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EQUS 449 - Horse Sales Preparation II

V 1-4 Credit(s)
In this knowledge-based course, the student will take the fundamentals of previous classes and put the techniques to use towards preparing a young horse for a competition and sale. Students will further their training on their colt from EQUS 349  . Student’s training will include refining the colt to have it prepared for a college level competition and sale. Students will learn the progression of fitting and showing, including trimming, clipping, and feet care. Also students will evaluate their colt’s nutrition and health. This includes grain, mineral, and hay intake for body conditioning, also understand the parasite control by deworming. In the course students will learn public relation, for example, colt’s owner, university, sale catalog, and prospective buyers. Lectures, discussions, videos, live horse demonstrations and hands-on labs with live horses will be utilized to promote proper preparation, grooming, clipping, braiding, and conditioning techniques. Course

Prerequisite(s): EQUH 255  or EQUS 349  c/I and signature from course instructor



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