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EQSC2300 – Applied Stable Operations pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: 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.
Prerequisites: EQSC1130
Corequisites: None
  1. Summarize day to day activities in an operating stable operation.
  2. Analyze advanced stable management practices.
  3. Apply advanced stable management practices.
  4. Analyze applications of disease management protocols.
  5. Analyze and compare management practices between equine facilities and reasons for such differences.
  6. Outline all duties required and skills needed for those duties.
  7. Analyze applications of lameness protocols.
  8. Summarize the need for good public relations.
  9. Outline basic horse work-loads applicable to a specific equine operation.
  10. Investigate varied personnel management practices and their effectiveness.
  11. Apply basic mathematical processes to practical feeding of the horse.
  12. Analyze ration formulations mathematically in reference to equine nutrient requirements.
  13. Investigate various feeding strategies and their implications.
  14. Create an in-depth capstone project analyzing and critiquing the internship facility.
MnTC goal areas: None

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