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EQU 198 - Stable Management Experience

3 Credits

This course provides hands-on experience in the care and handling of equines, as well as an introduction to best practices in work with horses. Husbandry skills will be developed as appropriate to a professional stable setting, and students will develop a core of knowledge, skills, and attitudes that are essential to running a profitable equestrian business. Special emphasis is placed on sustainability and prevention of illness and injury. All students in the course are required to have access to live horses and equestrian facilities to complete the photo and video assignments for this experience.

Equine Studies students may take EQU198 in lieu of the following three 1 credits courses:
EQU165 Equine Care and Management Lab (major core)
EQU 166Facility Design and Operation Lab (major core)
One 1-credit elective in the concentration.
Prerequisites: EQU 165   and EQU 166 .  
Strongly Recommended Preparation: Strongly recommended preparation COM 107  .