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ANS 202 Horsemanship II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
AGEC: None
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F
Cross-Listed:


Description: Advanced Horsemanship emphasizing correct horsemanship practices, stabling, training, health care and parasite control, horse anatomy and function, conformation and riding (cues, aids, gaits and maneuvers). The student must supply a horse and tack for this class.

Prerequisites: ANS102

Corequisites: N/A

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 level) Describe correct and incorrect use of hands and the consequences of incorrect use.
2. (Application level) Demonstrate a range of work-related tasks of relevance in the equine industry with due regard for health and safety.
3. (Evaluation level) Assess the capacity of the horse to perform as an athlete.
4. (Comprehension/Analysis level) Describe signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
5. (Comprehension level) Discuss key concepts in marketing.
6. (Evaluation level) Explain the diversity of the equine industry, and the problems and opportunities this diversity creates.
7. (Analysis level) Explain the differences between traditional equine training and traditional equine management.
8. (Comprehension level) List the natural motivations and behaviors of the horse.
9. (Knowledge/Application level) Present a wide range of tack and how it should be adjusted.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Recognize incorrect use of hands while riding the horse, and adjust accordingly at an advanced level.
2. Demonstrate work related tasks of relevance with due regard for health and safety within industry standards.
3. In written or oral discourse, accurately assess the capacity of the horse to perform as an athlete, per instructor's guidelines.
4. In written or oral discourse, recognize signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of relevant treatment, per given examples.
5. In written or oral discourse, accurately evaluate key concepts in marketing with relation to sales, marketing, and breeding.
6. In written or oral discourse, differentiate among sport, show, and leisure opportunities and identify problems and solutions for those problems within the equine industry.
7. In written or oral discourse, define and explain traditional equine training and traditional equine management.
8. In written or oral discourse, demonstrate an awareness of the natural motivations and behaviors of the horse based on breed, temperament, age, health factors, seasonal factors, and others.
9. Accurately identify and adjust tack within the local and state standards of the equine industry.

• Administrative Standards which include emergency procedures, safety regulations, and written policies and procedures.
• Program Standards which include equine management, equipment, volunteers, participants, and instruction.
• Facility Standards which include safety and maintenance of buildings, pastures and grounds.

A hard copy of additional standards support is available in the Curriculum Office.