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EQUS 425 - Advanced Horse Care & Nutrition

4 Credit(s)
This knowledge-based course is intended to further broaden the student’s understanding of a horse’s health and welfare. Students will combine knowledge gained in EQUS 201, 202, and 203 to more fully understand the interconnections between nutrition and management, and the various problems and diseases of horses. Topics will include dietary formulations for special equine needs, equine dental problems, parasite diagnosis and control, emergency and preventive medicine, and pertinent anatomy and physiology as it relates to health concerns. Students will learn to use scientific research methodologies to find answers and develop solutions to various equine health issues. Students will demonstrate their understanding of course material via class participation, laboratories, written field and research reports, presentations, and examinations. $40 Course Fee.

Prerequisite(s): EQUS 201 EQUS 202 EQUS 203 , and EQUS 204 ; or c/i.



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