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EQSC1131 – Stable Operations II pdf

Credits: 2 (1/1/0)
Description: Students will have hands-on experience working in an operational equine facility such as 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. This advanced section may also include first aid, vaccinations and foaling procedures. The program capstone project, including a business plan, and the program portfolio project will be completed in this course.
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. Prepare for and handle the stress of foaling.
  4. Apply disease concepts to barn observation/chore procedures.
  5. Demonstrate basic principles of rations being fed.
  6. Demonstrate accurate calculation of daily, weekly, and yearly 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. Develop an equine business plan.
  11. Prepare and explain a business plan with effective communication.
  12. Construct the program portfolio project.
MnTC goal areas: None

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