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Caring for Horses Short Course

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The Lessons

Lesson 1 BREEDS AND IDENTIFICATION
Introduction 
Breeds 
Review what you have been learning

Lesson 2 ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY AND MOVEMENT 
External Points of the Horse
Skeletal & Muscular Systems
Cardiovascular System 
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Lesson 3 DIGESTIVE SYSTEM AND FEEDING 
Overview of Digestive System
Food 
Feeding Routines and Procedures
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Lesson 4 HORSE HANDLING 
Basic Horse Psychology, Temperament and Behaviour 
Safe Handling
Vices and Problem Behavior 
Lesson 4 additional reading
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Lesson 5 HEALTH MANAGEMENT 
Introduction to Horse Health
Internal Parasites 
Skin Conditions
Equine Colic
Lameness
Contagious Respiratory Conditions – Viruses, Bacteria, Parasites 
Non-Contagious Respiratory Conditions 
Preventative Health Care Programs
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Lesson 6 SHOEING THE HORSE 
Why do horses need shoes?
Types of shoes 
Steps in shoeing the horse 
Accidents associated with shoeing
General Foot Care
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Lesson 7 CARE OF THE HORSE AT GRASS 
Grazing Requirements
Grazing Management
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Lesson 8 CARE OF THE STABLED HORSE 
Stabling Facilities
Stable Yard Safety
Bedding & Mucking Out
Feeding & Watering Overview
Grooming
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Lesson 9 SADDLERY & EQUIPMENT 
Saddles
Bridles
Bits
Ancillary Equipment 
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Lesson 10 THE EQUINE INDUSTRY 
What Do People Do With Horses? 
Buying & Selling a Horse – Scope of the Industry
Common Equine Careers 
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Final Assessment

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Caring for Horses Short Course Caring for Horses Short Course
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