Evaluating Conformation:  How a Horse's Form Affects Its Function online course

Evaluating Conformation: How a Horse's Form Affects Its Function

Time limit: 120 days

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Full course description

Evaluating Conformation Online Course Overview

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Determine what creates a well-balanced horse.
  • Identify what aspects of structure impact a horse's performance
  • List the specific areas to evaluate muscle
  • Describe what characteristics create high quality in a horse
  • Compare how structure impacts how a horse travels or moves

Course Outline

You can work on this course any time, 24/7 for up to 120 days. You will watch videos, engage in learning activities and take quizzes. The course is divided into five modules, which can be completed at your own pace. Each module should take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn at least 80% on all assessments. A certificate will be available to download after the course is completed.

Total Time Estimate:    3 hours

Topic Overview

  • Assessing Equine Conformation:  Balance
  • Assessing Equine Conformation:  Structure
  • Assessing Equine Conformation:  Muscling
  • Assessing Equine Conformation:  Quality, Breed, and Sex Characteristics
  • Assessing Equine Conformation:  Tracking

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