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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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建議:4 hours/week

完成時間大約為21 小時
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Disease ManagementNutritionAnimal BehaviorVital Signs
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完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻(共 60 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Introduction to the World’s Equids8分鐘
Evolution of Horses and Donkeys10分鐘
Roles of Horses and Donkeys in Human Development8分鐘
Breeds of Horses15分鐘
Breeds of Donkeys4分鐘
The Hybrids7分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Week 110分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 1 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 4 小時

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 個視頻(共 108 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video10 個視頻
Basic Equine Physiology7分鐘
Hoof Anatomy11分鐘
Hoof Care13分鐘
Laminitis12分鐘
Coat Colors14分鐘
Coat Markings10分鐘
Equipment14分鐘
Grooming13分鐘
Week 2 Assignment Instructions - Aminal Description and Hoof Care Plan4分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Week 210分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 2 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 4 小時

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 個視頻(共 92 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video8 個視頻
Equine Senses12分鐘
How Horses and Donkeys Communicate16分鐘
Typical Equine Behaviors10分鐘
Abnormal Equine Behaviors16分鐘
Basic Psychology in Training16分鐘
Gaits11分鐘
Week 3 Assignment Instructions - Training Plan5分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Week 310分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 3 Quiz20分鐘

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完成時間為 4 小時

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 個視頻(共 101 分鐘), 1 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video8 個視頻
Equine Digestive Anatomy12分鐘
Evaluating Body Condition13分鐘
Nutrient Requirements15分鐘
Components of an Equine Diet16分鐘
Pasture Management16分鐘
Colic16分鐘
Week 4 Assignment Instructions - Feeding Plan5分鐘
Reading1 個閱讀材料
Week 410分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 4 Quiz20分鐘
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創建者 TCSep 9th 2018

I have learnt so much by taking this course, so thorough and engaging, ill be sad to not be studying this on my evenings anymore for sure.\n\n100% recommend. Thankyou for holding such a great course.

創建者 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

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Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D.

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Animal Sciences

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The University of Florida (UF) is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in academic excellence, both on campus and online. Ranked in the top 20 of Public Universities, the University of Florida is the state’s oldest university and has a long established tradition of academic excellence. ...

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