Equine Science I: FFA and SAE (18101A002)

Length: 1 semester

Grade Level: 9-12, Adult

Cost: $300

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Equine Science I explores the basic concepts regarding horses, donkeys and mules.  The course discusses equine physiology, genetics, reproduction, digestion basic equine health, explores FFA programs and events, and expanding your Supervised Agricultural Experience program.  Upon completion of this course, students will have the basic knowledge to successfully complete the equine science II course, and explore potential careers in the equine industry.


EQ101 Brief History of the Horse
EQ102 World and US Distribution of Horses
EQ103 U.S. Equine Industry
EQ104 Classifications and Types of Horses
EQ105 Parts of a Horse
EQ106 Importance of Age
EQ107 Colors and Markings
EQ108 Marking and Identifying Horses
EQ109 Examining Horses for Unsoundness
EQ110 Judging Horses
EQ120 Basic Horse Genetics
EQ130 Donkeys and Mules
EQ140 Feeding Horses
EQ160 Skeletal and Muscular System
EQ170 Knowing about Equine Internal Parasites
EQ171 Controlling Internal Parasites in Horses
EQ172 Functional Anatomy of Equine Digestion
EQ173 Equine Feedstuffs and Nutrient Costs
EQ174 Aspects of Equine Exercise Physiology
EQ175 Understanding Mare Reproductive Physiology
EQ176 Stallion Reproductive Physiology
EQ177 Understanding the Equine Hoof
EQ178 Using Body Condition Scoring in Horses
EQ179 Putting Together Equine Conformation
FFA Programs and Events
Expanding your SAE

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