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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. The Horse Course will cover many unique aspects of equine ownership and touch upon the science behind many of today’s management practices....
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建议:4 hours/week

完成时间大约为21 小时
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NutritionDisease ManagementAnimal BehaviorVital Signs
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100% 在线课程

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建议:4 hours/week

完成时间大约为21 小时
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完成时间为 2 小时

Introduction to The Horse Course

Welcome to Week 1 of The Horse Course! To start off the course, we will begin discussing what exactly an “equid” is. We will cover the many equine species inhabiting our globe. Next, we’ll jump into the history of horses and donkeys, touching upon how they have made such an impact on our own societal development. The second half of week 1 will cover the many breeds of horses and donkeys. We will finish up with a lecture on the equine hybrids....
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7 个视频(共 60 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video7 个视频
Introduction to the World’s Equids8分钟
Evolution of Horses and Donkeys10分钟
Roles of Horses and Donkeys in Human Development8分钟
Breeds of Horses15分钟
Breeds of Donkeys4分钟
The Hybrids7分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Week 110分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 1 Quiz20分钟

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完成时间为 4 小时

Basic Equine Physiology

This week will start out with covering some basic physiology. We will then advance into hoof anatomy and care. This will lead to spending a lecture discussing laminitis, a serious hoof condition in horses and other equids. The final two lectures will jump into the various coat colors and markings in horses....
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10 个视频(共 108 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video10 个视频
Basic Equine Physiology7分钟
Hoof Anatomy11分钟
Hoof Care13分钟
Laminitis12分钟
Coat Colors14分钟
Coat Markings10分钟
Equipment14分钟
Grooming13分钟
Week 2 Assignment Instructions - Aminal Description and Hoof Care Plan4分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Week 210分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 2 Quiz20分钟

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完成时间为 4 小时

Equine Behavior and Training

The topics this week will focus on equid behavior and movement. Understanding how equids relate to their environment and communicate is critical to training and management. We will start this week by examining the basic equine senses and communication. Then we will discuss normal and abnormal behaviors and the basic psychology used in training. We will finish the week discussing the basic gaits and how these animals move....
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8 个视频(共 92 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video8 个视频
Equine Senses12分钟
How Horses and Donkeys Communicate16分钟
Typical Equine Behaviors10分钟
Abnormal Equine Behaviors16分钟
Basic Psychology in Training16分钟
Gaits11分钟
Week 3 Assignment Instructions - Training Plan5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Week 310分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 3 Quiz20分钟

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Feeding Management

The topics this week will focus on equid nutrition. Understanding how and what to feed these animals is one of the most important aspects of basic care. We will start with digestive anatomy, how to evaluate your animal’s nutrient requirements, and then jump into feeding management. We will round out the week discussing colic and other nutritional disorders....
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8 个视频(共 101 分钟), 1 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video8 个视频
Equine Digestive Anatomy12分钟
Evaluating Body Condition13分钟
Nutrient Requirements15分钟
Components of an Equine Diet16分钟
Pasture Management16分钟
Colic16分钟
Week 4 Assignment Instructions - Feeding Plan5分钟
Reading1 个阅读材料
Week 410分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 4 Quiz20分钟
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创建者 MTSep 28th 2016

I have done a equine anatomy and physiology course through Toces in England, and have found when comparing this short online course very insightfull. I would love to do more of these

创建者 AKJun 25th 2017

Such a good informative course about Equids. I look at them in a completely different way now, than how I used to see them earlier. All credits to the course and the Professor.

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Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D.

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Animal Sciences

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