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Introduction to Horses online course Introduction to Horse Management is a Course

Introduction to Horse Management

Time limit: 60 days

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Full course description

Introduction to Horse Management

Many first-time horse owners may know very little concerning the optimal health and management of the horse.  This self-paced online course will provide owners key information on four essential elements of horse ownership.  The course features interactive learning activities.

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Time Requirements

  • 4 hours total.
  • The course is divided into 4 modules which can be completed at your own pace.
  • Each module should take approximately 30-45 minutes to complete.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Determine the body condition score of your horse.
  • Identify and utilize the most accurate method of weighing your horse.
  • Recognize normal and abnormal health indicators of the horse.
  • Describe the basic behaviors and senses of the horse and how that may impact their handling and care.

Teaching Method

This is an asynchronous, self-paced course.  You will watch videos, engage in learning activities, and take quizzes.  


  • Body Condition Scoring in Horses
  • Determining Weight in Horses
  • Health Assessment
  • Behavior

Completing the Course

  • To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn 80% on the assessments.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can print a certificate of completion.