Explores routine horse care. Learners will study various topics in equine healthcare such as colic prevention, hoof structure, hoof care, common foot problems, parasites and vaccines. Learners will study methods for recognizing illness and administering first aid and dental care. Basic pasture management, poisonous plants, feeding management and feed evaluation will be covered.
Prerequisite: 10-091-161 EQUINE HANDLING AND BEHAVIOR or 10-091-210 EQUINE HANDLING AND BEHAVIOR 1 and 10-091-216 EQUINE HANDLING AND BEHAVIOR 2.