Course Description

Equine Nutrition

Functions and properties of nutrients, the digestive system of the horse as compared to simple stomached animals and ruminants, the effects of proper nutrition on horses of different ages and levels of exercise. Labs on the composition and nutritive value of feeds, the use of feeding standards in balancing rations and forage and concentrate identification. Yearly feed costs under set conditions. 3 credits (2 lecture hours, one 2-hour laboratory), fall semester Prerequisite: ESCI 110 with a C- or better or permission of instructor 1 credit (2 laboratory hours), spring semester

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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.