Animal Science 3-Equine and Small Animal Care and Vet Skills
CREDITS: 1/2 COURSE LENGTH: 9 weeks
Horses represent a $16 billion industry annually in the United States. This course will introduce students to the many aspects of the equine industry. Applied skill and scientific topics covered will include history, anatomy, health, genetics, nutrition, judging, riding and training of horses. Management of the equine business will be stressed.
The care and career opportunities associated with small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters is covered .
Vet skills and BMP’s related to equine and small animal care is covered in a sciecn inquiry manner.