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Animal Science: Intro to the Horse

ASCI 005 OL1 (CRN: 61730)

3 Credit Hours

About ASCI 005 OL1

Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

Notes

Dates: July 15 - August 9, 2019 Link: http://professional.uvm.edu/horseintro

Section Description

Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

Section Expectation

Course Learning Objectives: 1. Establish timeline for horse evolution and domestication over past 60 million years. 2. Understand different uses of horses throughout history including present day. 3. Distinguish different breeds, colors and riding disciplines. 4. Gain a basic understanding of horse anatomy, physiology and disease. 5. Recognize horse care options, as well as good management practices and career opportunities. 6. Instill an appreciation for the horse-human bond.

Evaluation

Final grade based on end of module quizzes and active participation on Yellowdig Discussion Board. Opportunities for extra credit throughout course.

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Location

Online Course (View Campus Map)