Sep 30, 2022  
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EQUS 121 - Farrier Science: Trimming

3 Credit(s)
In this course, the student will gain hands on experience with the basics of trimming the balanced equine foot. The equine lower limb anatomy will be reviewed, as it applies to the effects of the trim on the foot. The student will gain an understanding of tools used for trimming and how trimming can effect performance and/ or cause lameness issues. Students are expected to demonstrate an understanding and comprehension of trimming and how to safely get around the horse and under the horse to work. The course will include evaluation of trimming, assessment of balance and conclude a rational for the trim or corrective action. Students will be evaluated based on knowledge of course content through class discussion, course examinations, and other written and lab assignments. $35 Course Fee

Corequisite(s): EQUS 120  



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