EQUS 232 Equine Nutrition

This course covers the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system of a horse. Students will understand the classification and functions of the nutrients in digestion, absorption, and metabolism and how they relate to maintenance, growth, work, reproduction, herd and feeding of horses. Students will also learn how to determine a balanced food ration and calculate various feed cost.  This course will not be offered after the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

Credits

2 Credits

EQUS 232Equine Nutrition

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I. General Information

Department

II. Course Specification

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

III. Catalog Course Description

This course covers the anatomy and physiology of the digestive system of a horse. Students will understand the classification and functions of the nutrients in digestion, absorption, and metabolism and how they relate to maintenance, growth, work, reproduction, herd and feeding of horses. Students will also learn how to determine a balanced food ration and calculate various feed cost.  This course will not be offered after the 2021-2022 Academic Year.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies