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Phone: (315) 684-6046
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Email: admissions@morrisville.edu
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“I owe a lot of my success to MSC and its professors. Not only did they prepare me with extensive knowledge of my specific field, they also prepared me for the "real world" in general. I was taught how to promote myself and my skills, how to conduct myself in professional situations, and much more.”
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Assistant Trainer and Barn Manager, Britt and Rachel McCormick
Major: Equine Science and Management and Equine Science B.Tech.

School of Agriculture, Sustainability, Business and Entrepreneurship

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

Course Description

Farrier Science

This course is designed to teach students the science of trimming, shoeing and resetting shoes on a variety of horses, based on an understanding of the anatomy of the horse’s hoof and lower leg structure. Students will learn to use a forge to make different shoes. Prerequisite: ESCI 110, ESCI 130 2 credits (1 lecture hour, 3 laboratory hours), fall 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.

Students admitted into this upper–division baccalaureate program must possess an associate in applied science (A.A.S.) or an associate in science (A.S.) in equine science, animal science or agricultural science with specialization in equine or animal science.

A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required in addition to demonstrated competency in horsemanship skills by examination where applicable.