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ANS 121 Equine Facility Management I
Credit Hours:  1
Effective Term: Fall 2009
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
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Description: This course is designed to educate students in safe and effective equine facilities management. Students boarding a horse in a CAC facility must sign up for the Equine Facility Management course.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites:

Recommendations: Currently in the process of assembling an advisory board. We will target local equine suppliers, rodeo and equine event directors, and equine trainers.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation) Evaluate feed and facility requirements of horses.
2. (Synthesis) Develop business and management principles and practices that are relevant to equine employer expectations.
3. (Comprehension) Identify the characteristics of a successful business.
4. (Comprehension) Discuss the relationship between stable management regime and horse health.
5. (Evaluation) Evaluate and asses techniques used to rehabilitate horses following injury.
6. (Synthesis) Develop an effective strategy for ensuring the success of a small business.
7. (Knowledge) Recognize signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
8. (Application/ Knowledge) Perform a range of work related tasks with due regard for health and safety.
9. (Application) Illustrate how to catch and handle the horse correctly, and properly groom and prepare the horse for use.
10. (Comprehension) Identify types of tack and know their proper use.
11. (Comprehension) Discuss the liabilities associated with horse ownership, the precautions needed when buying a horse and the impact of the horse industry on the economy.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Identify and describe the nutritional and environmental requirements of a wide range of horses.
2. Construct a business and management plan for an equine business.
3. Identify and explain the characteristics of a successful business.
4. Identify the relationship between stable management regime and horse health.
5. Evaluate techniques used to rehabilitate horses following injury and evaluate their success.
6. Organize an effective strategy for ensuring the success of a small business.
7. Recognize signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
8. Demonstrate and support a range of work in the equine industry with due regard for health and safety.
9. Demonstrate the proper way to catch and handle the horse correctly, groom and prepare the horse for use.
10. Identify types of tack and know their proper use.
11. Demonstrate an understanding of the liabilities associated with horse ownership, the precautions needed when buying a horse and the impact of the horse industry on the economy.