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Basic horse nutrition

Event information

Date

Add to Calendar 2023-01-09 10:00:00 2023-02-19 23:59:00 Basic horse nutrition This is a semi-self-paced, 6-week online certification course focused on developing an understanding of how the anatomy and physiology of the horse's gastrointestinal tract interact with the use of feedstuffs and the horse's nutritional requirements.  Topics include Equine gastrointestinal tract Key nutrients Common and alternative feedstuffs Understanding feed tags How to use equine nutrition information Feeding young, adult, performance, and aged horses The 6-week course starts on January 9 and ends on February 19, 2023. View all horse certificate courses America/Chicago public

Location

Self-guided, online course

Contact

Krishona Martinson, Extension equine specialist
krishona@umn.edu or 612-360-4533

This is a semi-self-paced, 6-week online certification course focused on developing an understanding of how the anatomy and physiology of the horse's gastrointestinal tract interact with the use of feedstuffs and the horse's nutritional requirements. 

Topics include

  • Equine gastrointestinal tract
  • Key nutrients
  • Common and alternative feedstuffs
  • Understanding feed tags
  • How to use equine nutrition information
  • Feeding young, adult, performance, and aged horses

The 6-week course starts on January 9 and ends on February 19, 2023.

View all horse certificate courses

Audience

The online course is recommended for adult learners (ages 18 and older) but is open to everyone. This course is open to the public and will not result in college credits.

Cost

$75

Registration

No late fees or transfers. Partial refunds ($65) will be given for cancellations before January 8. No refunds on or after January 8.

About the certificate

To earn a certificate of course completion, participants must earn at least 70% on three 10-point multiple choice quizzes and participate in three online course discussions. If a certificate is not wanted, participants do not have to complete quizzes or course discussions.

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