EQUINE HANDLING AND BEHAVIOR
Introduces the student to the normal behavior of the horse and emphasizes the proper way to handle the horse in a variety of situations. Additional topics inlcude equine social behavior, body language and their learning process. The better a horse's conformation, the better it will be able to perform; therefore, this course will also include basic anatomy and conformation. Learners will study horse-human interaction and utilize safe animal handling techniques as they work with the animals and learn how to use horse care equipment.