Course Description

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.

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Admissions Requirements

This program is a ThinkPad University curriculum in which the use of laptop computers is integrated into courses.

At least two units each of defined math and science are desirable, as are additional units in science (chemistry and biology).

Morrisville State College has a rolling admission policy; notification of acceptance begins November 1. SAT or ACT exams are recommended (required for baccalaureate degree programs), and an on-campus interview is encouraged.