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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.

7 videos (Total 60 minutos), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Introduction to the World’s Equids8m
Evolution of Horses and Donkeys10m
Roles of Horses and Donkeys in Human Development8m
Breeds of Horses15m
Breeds of Donkeys4m
The Hybrids7m
1 lecturas
Week 110m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 1 Quiz20m
4 horas para completar

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.

10 videos (Total 108 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
10 videos
Basic Equine Physiology7m
Hoof Anatomy11m
Hoof Care13m
Coat Colors14m
Coat Markings10m
Week 2 Assignment Instructions - Aminal Description and Hoof Care Plan4m
1 lecturas
Week 210m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 2 Quiz20m
4 horas para completar

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.

8 videos (Total 92 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Equine Senses12m
How Horses and Donkeys Communicate16m
Typical Equine Behaviors10m
Abnormal Equine Behaviors16m
Basic Psychology in Training16m
Week 3 Assignment Instructions - Training Plan5m
1 lecturas
Week 310m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 3 Quiz20m
4 horas para completar

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.

8 videos (Total 101 minutos), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
8 videos
Equine Digestive Anatomy12m
Evaluating Body Condition13m
Nutrient Requirements15m
Components of an Equine Diet16m
Pasture Management16m
Week 4 Assignment Instructions - Feeding Plan5m
1 lecturas
Week 410m
1 ejercicios de práctica
Week 4 Quiz20m
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por 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.

por 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



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