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There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost every society. The Horse Course will cover many unique aspects of equine ownership and touch upon the science behind many of today’s management practices....
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Introduction to The Horse Course

Welcome to Week 1 of The Horse Course! To start off the course, we will begin discussing what exactly an “equid” is. We will cover the many equine species inhabiting our globe. Next, we’ll jump into the history of horses and donkeys, touching upon how they have made such an impact on our own societal development. The second half of week 1 will cover the many breeds of horses and donkeys. We will finish up with a lecture on the equine hybrids....
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7 видео (всего 60 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 1 тест
Video7 видео
Introduction to the World’s Equids8мин
Evolution of Horses and Donkeys10мин
Roles of Horses and Donkeys in Human Development8мин
Breeds of Horses15мин
Breeds of Donkeys4мин
The Hybrids7мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Week 110мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 1 Quiz20мин

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Basic Equine Physiology

This week will start out with covering some basic physiology. We will then advance into hoof anatomy and care. This will lead to spending a lecture discussing laminitis, a serious hoof condition in horses and other equids. The final two lectures will jump into the various coat colors and markings in horses....
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10 видео (всего 108 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video10 видео
Basic Equine Physiology7мин
Hoof Anatomy11мин
Hoof Care13мин
Laminitis12мин
Coat Colors14мин
Coat Markings10мин
Equipment14мин
Grooming13мин
Week 2 Assignment Instructions - Aminal Description and Hoof Care Plan4мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Week 210мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 2 Quiz20мин

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Equine Behavior and Training

The topics this week will focus on equid behavior and movement. Understanding how equids relate to their environment and communicate is critical to training and management. We will start this week by examining the basic equine senses and communication. Then we will discuss normal and abnormal behaviors and the basic psychology used in training. We will finish the week discussing the basic gaits and how these animals move....
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8 видео (всего 92 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video8 видео
Equine Senses12мин
How Horses and Donkeys Communicate16мин
Typical Equine Behaviors10мин
Abnormal Equine Behaviors16мин
Basic Psychology in Training16мин
Gaits11мин
Week 3 Assignment Instructions - Training Plan5мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Week 310мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 3 Quiz20мин

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Feeding Management

The topics this week will focus on equid nutrition. Understanding how and what to feed these animals is one of the most important aspects of basic care. We will start with digestive anatomy, how to evaluate your animal’s nutrient requirements, and then jump into feeding management. We will round out the week discussing colic and other nutritional disorders....
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8 видео (всего 101 мин.), 1 материал для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
Video8 видео
Equine Digestive Anatomy12мин
Evaluating Body Condition13мин
Nutrient Requirements15мин
Components of an Equine Diet16мин
Pasture Management16мин
Colic16мин
Week 4 Assignment Instructions - Feeding Plan5мин
Reading1 материал для самостоятельного изучения
Week 410мин
Quiz1 практическое упражнение
Week 4 Quiz20мин
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автор: TCSep 9th 2018

I have learnt so much by taking this course, so thorough and engaging, ill be sad to not be studying this on my evenings anymore for sure.\n\n100% recommend. Thankyou for holding such a great course.

автор: MTSep 28th 2016

I have done a equine anatomy and physiology course through Toces in England, and have found when comparing this short online course very insightfull. I would love to do more of these

Преподаватель

Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D.

Professor
Animal Sciences

О University of Florida

The University of Florida (UF) is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in academic excellence, both on campus and online. Ranked in the top 20 of Public Universities, the University of Florida is the state’s oldest university and has a long established tradition of academic excellence. ...

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