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Disease ManagementNutritionAnimal BehaviorVital Signs

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Introduction to The Horse Course

Welcome to Week 1 of The Horse Course! To start off the course, we will begin discussing what exactly an “equid” is. We will cover the many equine species inhabiting our globe. Next, we’ll jump into the history of horses and donkeys, touching upon how they have made such an impact on our own societal development. The second half of week 1 will cover the many breeds of horses and donkeys. We will finish up with a lecture on the equine hybrids....
7 vídeos (total de (Total 60 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
7 videos
Introduction to the World’s Equids8min
Evolution of Horses and Donkeys10min
Roles of Horses and Donkeys in Human Development8min
Breeds of Horses15min
Breeds of Donkeys4min
The Hybrids7min
1 leituras
Week 110min
1 exercício prático
Week 1 Quiz20min
Semana
2
4 horas para concluir

Basic Equine Physiology

This week will start out with covering some basic physiology. We will then advance into hoof anatomy and care. This will lead to spending a lecture discussing laminitis, a serious hoof condition in horses and other equids. The final two lectures will jump into the various coat colors and markings in horses....
10 vídeos (total de (Total 108 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
10 videos
Basic Equine Physiology7min
Hoof Anatomy11min
Hoof Care13min
Laminitis12min
Coat Colors14min
Coat Markings10min
Equipment14min
Grooming13min
Week 2 Assignment Instructions - Aminal Description and Hoof Care Plan4min
1 leituras
Week 210min
1 exercício prático
Week 2 Quiz20min
Semana
3
4 horas para concluir

Equine Behavior and Training

The topics this week will focus on equid behavior and movement. Understanding how equids relate to their environment and communicate is critical to training and management. We will start this week by examining the basic equine senses and communication. Then we will discuss normal and abnormal behaviors and the basic psychology used in training. We will finish the week discussing the basic gaits and how these animals move....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 92 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
8 videos
Equine Senses12min
How Horses and Donkeys Communicate16min
Typical Equine Behaviors10min
Abnormal Equine Behaviors16min
Basic Psychology in Training16min
Gaits11min
Week 3 Assignment Instructions - Training Plan5min
1 leituras
Week 310min
1 exercício prático
Week 3 Quiz20min
Semana
4
4 horas para concluir

Feeding Management

The topics this week will focus on equid nutrition. Understanding how and what to feed these animals is one of the most important aspects of basic care. We will start with digestive anatomy, how to evaluate your animal’s nutrient requirements, and then jump into feeding management. We will round out the week discussing colic and other nutritional disorders....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 101 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
8 videos
Equine Digestive Anatomy12min
Evaluating Body Condition13min
Nutrient Requirements15min
Components of an Equine Diet16min
Pasture Management16min
Colic16min
Week 4 Assignment Instructions - Feeding Plan5min
1 leituras
Week 410min
1 exercício prático
Week 4 Quiz20min
Semana
5
4 horas para concluir

Maintaining Equine Health

The topics this week will focus on equine health. Monitoring and taking care of your animal’s health is critical to owning any equid. We will start off with the normal equine vital signs and then we will discuss administering first aid to your animals. We will then cover the different parasites and diseases that can afflict these animals. Finally, we will end the week discussing some common genetic disorders....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 108 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
8 videos
Equine Vital Signs13min
First Aid16min
Internal Parasites16min
External Parasites9min
Equine Diseases23min
Equine Genetic Disorders16min
Week 5 Assignment Instructions - Health Management Plan6min
1 leituras
Week 510min
1 exercício prático
Week 5 Quiz20min
Semana
6
3 horas para concluir

Breeding Management

The topics this week will focus on equine reproduction. Breeding is an important component of the equine industry. We will start off this week with some basic anatomy, including what makes the equids unique. Then we will cover the estrous cycles of mares and jennies, followed by common breeding systems used throughout the world. After discussing unique aspects of equine pregnancy and parturition, we will finish out the week covering some management tips for taking care of the newborn foal....
8 vídeos (total de (Total 115 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
8 videos
Equine Reproductive Anatomy - Female16min
Equine Reproductive Anatomy - Male10min
Estrous Cycle19min
Breeding Systems12min
Pregnancy17min
Parturition15min
Post Foaling Care15min
1 leituras
Week 610min
1 exercício prático
Week 6 Quiz20min
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por TCSep 9th 2018

I have learnt so much by taking this course, so thorough and engaging, ill be sad to not be studying this on my evenings anymore for sure.\n\n100% recommend. Thankyou for holding such a great course.

por MTSep 28th 2016

I have done a equine anatomy and physiology course through Toces in England, and have found when comparing this short online course very insightfull. I would love to do more of these

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