||This course will build on the knowledge from EQSC 1130 and 1131. Caring for horses, their environment, nutrition including feeds and feeding, behavior and disease management within a holistic stable/farm/ranch environment will be explored and analyzed. The course will be customized to be relevant to the student's internship experience and will include a capstone project consisting of an in-depth analysis and evaluation of the student's internship facility and business.
- Summarize day to day activities in an operating stable operation.
- Analyze advanced stable management practices.
- Apply advanced stable management practices.
- Analyze applications of disease management protocols.
- Analyze and compare management practices between equine facilities and reasons for such differences.
- Outline all duties required and skills needed for those duties.
- Analyze applications of lameness protocols.
- Summarize the need for good public relations.
- Outline basic horse work-loads applicable to a specific equine operation.
- Investigate varied personnel management practices and their effectiveness.
- Apply basic mathematical processes to practical feeding of the horse.
- Analyze ration formulations mathematically in reference to equine nutrient requirements.
- Investigate various feeding strategies and their implications.
- Create an in-depth capstone project analyzing and critiquing the internship facility.
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