Certificate in Equine Husbandry

Certificate in Equine Husbandry

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600 Hours

Certificate In Equine Husbandry VAG011

Study Horses and Horse Management

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  • Work at your own pace and focus on things of greater interest to you.

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Through studying this course you will, depending on the electives chosen, be able to describe the procedures for the buying and selling of horses, differentiate between the different procedures used for the handling of horses, evaluate conformation, and understand the digestive system, including structure and function. 

Develop appropriate procedures to manage a horse at grass, explain the methods used to prepare horses for specific uses, including their grooming for different tasks, and explain commercial opportunities available in the horse industry. Understand feeds and feed content of grazing animals.

Discuss equine behaviour and general animal breeding concepts.

Core Modules:    These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Certificate in Equine Husbandry.

  •      Horse Care I BAG102
  •      Equine Behaviour BAG216
  •      Horse Care II BAG204
  •      Horse Care III BAG302

Elective Modules:    In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 4 modules.

  •      Animal Anatomy And Physiology (Animal Husbandry I ) BAG101
  •      Animal Feed & Nutrition (Animal Husbandry III) BAG202
  •      Animal Health (Animal Husbandry II) BAG201
  •      Animal Breeding BAG301
  •      Horse Breeding BAG307

Note that each module in the Certificate in Equine Husbandry is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

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