Horse Management Lab (11:067:385)

(1 credit)

Normally Offered: Each Fall semester by Dr. Eli Perris (e.perris@att.net).

Prerequisites and Other Registration Restrictions: The pre- or co-requisite is Horse Management (11:067:384). In addition, students will need to be medically cleared to work with animals in order to be eligible to take this course. Contact Dr. Aparna Zama (zama@rutgers.edu; 848-932-8495) with questions related to receiving medical clearance.

Format: The course is taught in the Round House on the Cook Campus Farm. The main methodologies used in this course include demonstrations and hands-on learning using the RUTH (Rutgers University Teaching Herd) horses. To a lesser extent, lecture, discussion, readings, oral presentations, guest speakers, and a written final exam will also constitute the methods used to teach this class.

Description: This course provides students with hands-on experience that supports knowledge acquired in Horse Management (11:067:384). Topics covered in this class will emphasize proper techniques in teh handling, restraint, and husbandry of the horse. Students will be given the opportunity to apply this knowledge hands-on with teh RUTH horses. In addition, the instructo will teach students how to effectively manage many equine health related situations.

Syllabus (may be subject to change)