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ANS 122 Equine Facilities Management II
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: Students will plan, design and perform a cost analysis of a horse facility, paying attention to safety and ease of use. Students boarding a horse at Central Arizona College must sign up for this 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.(Comprehension) Describe hoof care, general horseshoeing, and balanced horseshoeing.
2. (Analysis/Evaluation/Synthesis/Comprehension) Explain core equine personalities and how to work with them.
3. (Comprehension) Describe features you would look for when selecting a prospect horse. This could be things like conformation, bloodlines, and attitude.
4. (Analysis/Comprehension/Evaluation) Compare methods of evaluating levels of training and making training schedules.
5. (Evaluation) Assess behavior and needs of the horse and ways to adjust treatment and facilities to meet them.
6. (Comprehension) Describe the information needed to create a customer management plan for an equine business.
7. (Knowledge) Present information to create a business plan for a small business.
8. (Evaluation) Evaluate signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
9. (Analysis/Comprehension/Evaluation) Compare all types of tack and know their proper use.
10. (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.
11. (Comprehension) Describe all relevant methods of diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of equine diseases and the ability to apply this with complete competence.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Identify and discuss proper hoof care, general horseshoeing, balanced horseshoeing.
2. Recognize core equine personalities and how to work with them.
3. List at least five features you would look for when selecting a prospect horse.
4. Select methods of evaluating levels of training and making training schedules.
5. Describe behavior and needs of the horse and ways to adjust treatment and facilities to meet them.
6. Produce a business plan for a small business.
7. Recognize signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
8. Identify all types of tack and know their proper use.
9. 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.
10. Evaluate and determine methods of diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of equine diseases and the ability to apply this with complete competence.