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Improve your horse sense

Horse course teaches production and management principles

December 3, 2015 — 

Horse Production and Management is a non-credit course offered by the Department of Animal Science at the University of Manitoba.

The bond between horse and mankind is centuries old. Discover how to enhance this bond by gaining well-rounded knowledge of the equine species. Learn techniques of horse mastership that will allow you to provide quality care for your equine partner.

This series of lectures deals with the principles of horse production and management, including anatomy and physiology, genetics, selection and breeding, reproductive management, nutrition, stable and pasture management, health and welfare, and equine behaviour. Guest speakers and a farm tour are included.

The course runs 10 Mondays, starting January 11, 2016. Lectures are held 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm in 219 Animal Science Building, University of Manitoba (12 Dafoe Road). Course cost is $189 and enrolment is limited to 25 participants. Instructor is Kim Van Cauwenberghe.

To learn more and to register, visit the Horse Production and Management course page.


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