This course will apply knowledge and skills developed during ESCI 325 and ESCI 365. Students will be involved with implementing physical rehabilitation programs for horses, documenting the horses’ progress as well as facility maintenance, equipment operation, budget development, ordering of supplies, billing, and client communication. Students will also assist students enrolled in ESCI 325/365. Current research papers regarding physical rehabilitation will be discussed. Students will be evaluated on skills, effectiveness, leadership, work ethic, and communication skills. Presentations by students on the uses of therapies in equine rehabilitation/training will be required.
Prerequisites: ESCI 365 with a B or better, and ESCI 410 with a C or better, and permission of instructor
4 credits (1 lecture hour, 9 laboratory hours), Fall Semester