Agricultural Science, A.A.S. :: Course Details

ESCI 120 - Equine Breeding
Anatomy and physiology related to the functional performance of the male and female reproductive systems. Processes involved with the formation of sperm and ova; estrous cycle of the horse; methods of semen collection and insemination. Breeding problems and the importance of selection and management. Basic genetics applicable to the improvement of horses, color genetics and inherited abnormalities. 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), spring semester These credits count towards the Math and/or Science (List B) requirements for graduation.