Intro & Module Activities

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Breeding horses comes with great responsibility for the breeding animals and the resulting foal. An understanding of a horse’s reproductive cycle ensures responsible breeding and prevention of welfare-related problems. In this module, you will analyze reproductive cycles, practices and technologies. The main goal of breeding is the birth of a healthy foal. What two factors do you think are most important when making a decision to breed a horse?

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Module Objectives

By successfully completing this module, you will:

  • Understand the reproductive process of the horse.
  • Learn about breeding practices and technologies.
  • Reflect on responsible horse breeding.

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Module Activities

This course contains many activities to help you learn and test your knowledge of the concepts taught in each module. The activity booklets contain instructions for each activity. You should save the activity booklets to a portfolio or course folder on your computer. You may want to reference the work you do in the activity booklets for your final project for the course.

At the beginning of each module, download the activity booklet for that module to your portfolio folder. Most of the activities have active fields that you can use to input your responses. ENSURE YOU HAVE THE CURRENT VERSION OF ADOBE READER INSTALLED. (Need Adobe Reader? Click here.)

Your work will be assessed by your teacher. Unless indicated otherwise by your teacher, use the rubric which accompanies the activity.


  1. Create a folder for the AGR 3070 course on your computer. This is where you should save all your module booklets.
  2. Download the Module 4 Booklet to the AGR 3070 folder you just created.
  3. When you get to a place in the online module where you are supposed to complete an activity: 
    1. Open the module booklet you saved in your course folder,
    2. Scroll to the relevant activity,
    3. Complete the task,
    4. SAVE your work.

At the end of the module, you will upload your completed module booklet. (HINT: see the Activities video if you need a refresher on how to use the upload tool.)

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Estimated Time Required

It is estimated it will take you approximately 3 hours to complete this module.

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