Sep 29, 2022  
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EQUH 404 - Contemporary Issues & Ethics in the Equine Industry

4 Credit(s)
In this course, students will gain knowledge of contemporary issues and current affairs in the equine industry. Over the last century, the perspective of horse ownership has changed; horses have moved from being utility to companion animals. This class will examine that important distinction along with the pertinent politics, any federal and state legislation, and the financial impacts of that transition. Subject material may vary year to year depending on the relevant topics that dramatically aff ect the equine industry. Ethics and concerns regarding horse use (breeding, buying, and selling horses, equine events and competitions) will be investigated. Students
will demonstrate their understanding of course material via class participation, written field and research reports, and examinations. $40 course fee

Prerequisite(s): Senior standing; or c/i.



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