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EQSC1130 – Stable Operations I pdf

Credits: 1 (0/1/0)
Description: Students will have hands-on experience working in an operational equine facility including training, boarding, riding and lessons. Students will help with day-to-day care and will share the responsibilities of the horse's health and well-being, including feeding, parasite control and medical attention.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
  1. Summarize the day to day activities of a working stable.
  2. Apply anatomy and physiology knowledge to barn observation/chore procedures.
  3. Apply disease concepts to barn observation/chore procedures.
  4. Demonstrate basic principles of the rations being fed.
  5. Model personal responsibility in completion of stable tasks.
  6. Demonstrate accurate calculation of daily and weekly feed quantities.
  7. Demonstrate effective communication with clients and co-workers.
  8. Demonstrate effective and safe operation of machinery.
  9. Administer oral and parenteral medications.
  10. Outline basic disease treatment protocols.
  11. Assess equine parasite control strategies.
  12. Perform basic disease treatment dosage calculations.
MnTC goal areas: None

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