ANSC 1030 Equine Management

This course will encompass a thorough understanding of equine evolution, anatomy, physiology, care and management. Students will learn about equine health concerns and how to manage them. (3 lect.)


3 credits

Major Topics

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Emergency Care
  • Equine Diseases
    • How to prevent them and how to treat them
  • Care of the Equine
    • Housing, vaccinations, parasite control
    • Observing
  • Lameness
  • Reproduction


In order to successfully complete this course, the student will:

1. Explore anatomy and physiology

2. Evaluate methods of disease management 

3. Employ parasite control

4. Practice wound management

5. Explore breeding management

5a. Beginning with mare/sire selection through foaling and care of the newborn