Free Horse online course – University of Florida
There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost every society.
This online Horse Course covers many unique aspects of equine ownership and touches upon the science behind many of today’s management practices.
The Horse Course is intended for a wide audience from novices interested in learning more about horses, donkeys and mules up to the experienced owner who is interested in the science behind the many management techniques practiced today.
Week 1: Introduction to the history of horses and donkeys
Week 2: Basic equine anatomy- coat colors, markings and hoof care
Week 3: Equine behavior and training
Week 4: Feeding management
Week 5: Maintaining equine health- first aid, parasites and disease
Week 6: Breeding your horse or donkey
For more information on this free online course visit: www.coursera.org/course/thehorsecourse
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