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ANS 102 Horsemanship I
Credit Hours:   3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 1 Lecture, 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Fundamental knowledge and skill development in horse anatomy and function, conformation and riding is emphasized in this course. Individual help is given in areas needed. The student must supply a horse and tack for this class.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: A basic knowledge of horses. Student must own their own horse, and assume all responsibilities of horse ownership.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Describe correct and incorrect use of hands.
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. (Evaluation Level) Describe signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
5. (Comprehension Level) Discuss key concepts in marketing.
6. (Comprehension Level) Explain the diversity of the equine industry, and the problems and opportunities this diversity creates.
7. (Analysis Level) Differentiate traditional equine training and traditional equine management.
8. (Knowledge Level) List the natural motivations and behavior of the horse.
9. (Synthesis Level) Develop a broad knowledge of epidemiological principles and their application to disease control programs and preventive medicine programs.
10. (Application Level) Present a wide range of tack and how it should be adjusted.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
None