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AGEQ 1411 EQUINE SCIENCE I (HORSE PRODUCTION AND MANAGEMENT)

Provides the student with an introduction to the horse industry.  Topics will include history, breeds, selection, identification, anatomy (health,) and basic management techniques and theories related to horses and horse facilities. Laboratory exercises will supplement lecture presentations. 48 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours.

At the conclusion of the course a student will be able to: Explain the historical significance of the horse to society; identify horse breeds; identify basic anatomy and physiological functions; and outline managerial practices relevant to the horse industry.



4 credit hours