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In this course, you will explore the overarching question, “What approved best practices guide horse care & horsemanship?”

In this course for AGR 3070: Equine 2, you will: 

  • Continue to develop and expand practical skills, based on approved practices, for providing the daily care of a horse.
  • Focus on the use of physical facilities, procedures for stall cleaning and bedding a horse, guidelines for turnout and shelter, reproductive fundamentals and techniques and basic horsemanship.

AGR 3070: Equine 2 is worth one credit and generally takes between 17 and 25 hours to complete, although that time may vary, depending on your learning needs, experience and preferences.

You need to meet some prerequisites before you start using this resource:

  • You must have access to a horse and appropriate equine housing and/or fencing structures.
  • You must have completed AGR 2070: Equine 1. Included in this prerequisite is an expectation that you have a minimum of 50 hours of previous experience in horse handling and horse care.
  • You must have access to instruction from an individual with specialized training and/or experience related to horsemanship and/or English or Western riding.

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Module Objectives

In this module, you will:

  • Review the course activities.
  • Identify possible life roles related to the care of horses.
  • Evaluate the time and commitment required to care for horses.
  • Understand what best practices guide the daily care of horses.

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Estimated Time Required

It is estimated it will take you approximately 30 minutes to complete this module.

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