High School courses now available from Alberta SPCA:
AGR 1040: Animal Basics (Equine) is designed to help you identify and demonstrate the basic steps involved in raising and caring for a domestic horse. By successfully completing this course you will gain an understanding of the different aspects of providing general care to ensure a horses health and well-being. You will do so by exploring the overarching question:
“What is an acceptable level of care for domestic horses?”
AGR2020: Equine Husbandry & Welfare builds on the materials in AGR1040: Animal Basics (Equine). It is designed to help you identify and demonstrate the essential steps involved in raising and caring for a domestic horse.
In the course you will:
- apply principles of animal science and health technology to provide care for a domestic animal, and
- use a domestic animal and a housing or fencing structure to help you demonstrate what you have learned.