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Description

In the basic horse nutrition course, caretakers will develop an understanding of how the anatomy and physiology of the horse’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract interacts with the use of feedstuffs and the horse’s nutritional requirements. Weekly topics include the horse GI tract, feeding behavior, key nutrients, types of feedstuffs, reading a feed tag, and feeding different aged horses, using nutritional information.
   
This course is offered completely online, information can be accessed at any time, and the course is semi self-paced. To earn a certificate of course completion, participants must earn ≥70% on three 10-point multiple choice quizzes and participate in three course discussions or assignments by the assigned due date. If a certificate is not wanted, participants do not have to complete quizzes, course discussions, or assignments. The course is recommended for adult learners (ages 18 and older) but is open to everyone. This course will not result in college credit.

This online course costs $75 and lasts 6 weeks. Registration is limited to 100 participants and is required by January 2, 2022. For more information, visit https://extension.umn.edu/courses-and-events/horse-online-certificate-course

Course contacts

Marcia Hathaway, hathaway@umn.edu

Krishona Martinson, krishona@umn.edu, 612-360-4533

Registration questions

Extension Registration, ext-reg@umn.edu

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New to online learning? Read about what to expect here: https://extension.umn.edu/courses-and-events/get-help-online-learning

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