||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.
- Summarize the day to day activities of a working stable.
- Apply anatomy and physiology knowledge to barn observation/chore procedures.
- Prepare for and handle the stress of foaling.
- Apply disease concepts to barn observation/chore procedures.
- Demonstrate basic principles of rations being fed.
- Demonstrate accurate calculation of daily, weekly, and yearly feed quantities.
- Demonstrate effective communication with clients and co-workers.
- Demonstrate effective and safe operation of machinery.
- Administer oral and parenteral medications.
- Develop an equine business plan.
- Prepare and explain a business plan with effective communication.
- Construct the program portfolio project.
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