This course provides hands-on and management skills needed by working equine farm managers. It will include such skill areas as weaning foals, young stock management, identification, record keeping and sales preparation of yearlings. The course will also deal with pre-breeding season techniques such as, semen evaluation in stallions and photoperiod regulation in mares.
Prerequisites: ESCI 305 with a B or better, , ESCI 225 with a B or better, and ERID 250 or ERID 240 with a B or better, or permission of the instructor .
1 credit (2 laboratory hours), fall semester