Students will be introduced to the history of the horse, the equine industry, and basic stable management principles. They will combine theory and practice by providing daily horse care and stable maintenance as needed under the supervision of the instructor and the Stable Manager. Lecture topics include history of the horse; the horse industry and careers; structure and anatomy; regular health assessment; first aid; bandaging; use of restraints; safe handling practices; deworming schedules; clipping; and basic hoof care.
3 hours of lecture, 2 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $50]