The Online Horse Pasture Establishment and Management Certificate Course is a semi self-paced, six week certificate course focused on establishing a managing horse pastures in the upper Midwest. Topic include pasture layout and design, pasture establishment, horses on pasture, pasture resources, and pasture research updates. To earn a certificate, participants must earn70% or more on three 10-point multiple choice quizzes and participants in three course discussions. If a certificate is not wanted, participants do not have to complete quizzes or course discussion. The course is recommended for adults learners (ages 18 and older), but is open to everyone. The course is open to the public and will not results in college credit. The course is limited to 150 participants.
COURSE FEE: $75 per person
REGISTRATION: Online registration required by noon on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
QUESTIONS: Please direct questions related to course content to Krishona Martinson at 612-625-6776 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For assistance with online registration, contact 612-301-4357 or email@example.com.
Program Website: http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/horse/
2017 Course Schedule:
Week of January 9th Pasture Layout and Design; Discussion #1
Week of January 16th Pasture Establishment; Quiz #1
Week of January 23rd Pasture Management; Discussion #2
Week of January 30th Estimating Pasture Intake; Quiz #2
Week of February 6th Managing Diseased Horses on Pasture; Discussion #3
Week of February 13th Pasture Research Updates and Available Resources; Quiz #3