2019-20 Catalog 
    
    Nov 20, 2019  
2019-20 Catalog

Equine Care and Management Certificate


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The Equine Care and Management certificate prepares students for entrepreneurship, employment, or advancement in a variety of equine fields including business/barn management, training, husbandry, grooming, sales, marketing and nutrition.

Credit Hours Required: 30

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Equine Care and Management Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Design, operate, and implement a business plan to manage an equine facility, business or event. (AGE 100, AGE 231, AGS 102, AGS 215)
  2. Identify external parts of a horse and apply that knowledge to everyday functions of the horse. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 120, AGE 122, AGE 125, AGE 140, AGE 201, AGE 231, AGE 260)
  3. Explain equine social needs and behavior, and how to take these into consideration in management and training. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 120, AGE 125, AGE 201, AGE 231, AGE 260)
  4. Identify and apply overall health and nutrition needs for the newborn to senior equine. (AGE 100, AGE 120, AGE 122, AGE 125, AGE 140, AGE 231)
  5. Compare and apply popular training techniques from ground work to under saddle/harness. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 125, AGE 201, AGE 260)
  6. Identify and correct behavioral problems in relation to riding and training. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 125, AGE 201, AGE 260)
  7. Practice basic riding techniques and tacking. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 125, AGE 201, AGE 231)
  8. Identify and apply barn management skills, including cleaning, horse care, and supply management. (AGE 100, AGE 101, AGE 120, GE 122, AGE 125, AGE 140, AGE 201, AGE 231, AGS 215)

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