AGEQ 1401 - EQUINE BEHAVIOR & TRAINING I

Instruction in basic equine behavior and training methods will be discussed. Topics will include anatomy and physiology, safety, behavior, health care and management, and training methods. Students will use a systematic approach to training a yearling and a weanling horse while learning proper safety and training techniques used in the industry.

Horses and appropriate tack and equipment will be provided for use in this course.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Recognize behavioral patterns as they relate to training methods and desired results
  • Implement appropriate training strategies
  • Evaluate progress and adapt training method(s) accordingly

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 4
Lecture hours: 16.0
Lab hours: 144.0