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ANS 121 Equine Facilities Management I
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 2 Lecture/ 3 Labs
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only

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: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate feed and facility requirements of horses.
2. (Synthesis Level) Develop business and management principles and practices that are relevant to equine employer expectations.
3. (Knowledge Level) Identify the characteristics of a successful business.
4. (Comprehension Level) Discuss the relationship between stable management regime and horse health.
5. (Evaluation Level) Evaluate and assess techniques used to rehabilitate horses following injury.
6. (Synthesis Level) Develop an effective strategy for ensuring the success of a small business.
7. (Analysis Level) Recognize signs and symptoms of common equine diseases and assess the effectiveness of treatment.
8. (Application Level) Perform a range of work-related tasks with due regard for health and safety.
9. (Application Level) Illustrate how to catch and handle the horse correctly, and properly groom and prepare the horse for use.
10. (Comprehension Level) Identify types of tack and explain their proper use.
11. (Comprehension Level) 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