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    Oct 24, 2021  
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2009-2010 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ANSC 285 - Horse Handling and Care

3 Credit Hours
Proper procedures for horse-human interaction and the recommended management procedures for horse care. The basic behavioral characteristics of the horse, an understanding of his physical and mental parameters and their use in horse-human communication. Interactions include imprinting, haltering, halter training, lounging, long-line driving, bridling, bitting, round pen training, saddling, and teaching to guide. Basic care includes feed selection and management, post-natal care, restraint, foot care, dental care, grooming, loading and trailering, stall maintenance, internal and external parasite control, exercising, identification techniques, routine vaccinations and first aid. Safety for both horse and handler will be emphasized.

Contact Hour Distribution: Three 2-3 hour labs.



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