This course teaches the student to recognize lameness and gait abnormalities in the horse. They learn how to evaluate lameness using physical examination, palpation, and gait evaluation and are exposed to veterinary diagnostic methods. They also learn treatments for common skeletal, muscular, neurological, and hoof-related issues. The main goal is for the student to become well-educated horsemen who can recognize lameness, handle a horse appropriately, and make educated decisions about treatment options.
2 hour of lecture, 2 hours of lab per week
[Course fee: $200]