Equine Science and Management A.A.S.
Course DescriptionEquine 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.