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School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083
Email: nybergcl@morrisville.edu

Course Description

Applied Equine Nutrition

Review of basic nutrition principles. Application of theoretical principles of nutrition as applied to feeding groups of horses. Ration balancing for different classes of horses combined with feeding trials to assess ration efficiency. Emphasis on feeding for growth and performance within economic parameters. Avoidance of metabolic and nutritional disorders. Discussion of nutrient metabolism and biochemistry of nutrition. Labs on ration balancing, group feeding, performance analysis relating to rations. Prerequisites: ESCI 210 with a C or better, ESCI 110 with a C or better or permission of instructor 3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 laboratory hours), fall semester