2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Jun 13, 2024  
2022-2023 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EQU 252 - Equine Nutrition


3 Credits

This course involves an examination of the nutrients needed by the horse and the various feeds that can be combined to meet the requirements of an equine diet. The course also includes a survey of varying feed management practices and programs that meet the needs of individual horses in work/competition or at pasture, for growth, reproduction, maintenance, and old age. Also addressed are plant toxicity and feed quality and labeling. Nutrition-related diseases are studied with emphasis on prevention.
Prerequisites: EQU 251  and MAT 105   or higher.