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Animal Science: Intro to the Horse

ASCI 005 OLR (CRN: 13652)

3 Credit Hours

About ASCI 005 OLR

Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

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This section is reserved for CDE students; Degree students should register for ASCI 005 OL1

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Section Description

Course Description: Starting with evolution and domestication and progressing to current breeds, colors, uses, health, and management of horses, students gain a basic understanding of one of our most beloved domestic animals. No prior horse experience or knowledge is required.

Section Expectation

Course Objectives: 1. Establish timeline for horse evolution and domestication over past 60 million years. 2. Understand different uses of horses throughout history including present day. 3. Distinguish different breeds, colors and riding disciplines. 4. Gain a basic understanding of horse anatomy, physiology and disease. 5. Recognize horse care options, as well as good management practices and career opportunities. 6. Instill an appreciation for the horse-human bond. Required Textbook: Equine Science, 5th Edition. Author: Rick Parker. Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc.

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