A study of the advanced concepts in evaluation and selection of horses. Students in this course will be part of the horse judging team and participate in judging contests on a state and national level. Students will also learn how to organize a judging contest, perfect oral reason presentation and learn to judge other's oral reasons. Students must be enrolled in this course to travel with the judging team. 32 lecture hours + 32 laboratory hours

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Evaluate conformation as it applies to equine functions
  • Evaluate western and English performance classes
  • Organize, apply, and defend criteria as related to the evaluation and selection of horses

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3