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Diploma in Equine Husbandry VAG011 Course Code: VAG011 Duration: 600 hours Start: Anytime- from anywhere in the world! Qualification: Diploma Choose mode of Delivery: CD-ROM, online or correspondence (paper based) Learn the many facets of keeping a horse at grass or in the stabled environment. Core modules ensure students have a firm understanding of the key elements of caring for their horse. Elective modules are chosen to allow them to undertake more in depth studies in areas such as: animal anatomy and physiology, feed and nutrition, animal health or animal breeding. While the elective modules have a more general large animal focus, the knowledge is easily translated to a horse management situation through the focus of lesson assignments and set tasks. Through studying this course you will, depending on the electives chosen, be able to describe the procedures for the buying and selling of horses, differentiate between the different procedures used for the handling of horses, evaluate conformation, and understand the digestive system, including structure and function. Develop appropriate procedures to manage a horse at grass, explain the methods used to prepare horses for specific uses, including their grooming for different tasks, and explain commercial opportunities available in the horse industry. Understand feeds and feed content of grazing animals. Discuss equine behaviour and general animal breeding concepts. Modules Core Modules: These modules provide foundation knowledge for the Diploma in Equine Husbandry. Horse Care I BAG102 Equine Behaviour BAG216 Horse Care II BAG204 Horse Care III BAG302 Elective Modules: In addition to the core modules, students study any 2 of the following 4 modules. Animal Anatomy And Physiology (Animal Husbandry I ) BAG101 Animal Feed & Nutrition (Animal Husbandry III) BAG202 Animal Health (Animal Husbandry II) BAG201 Animal Breeding BAG301 Note that each module in the Certificate in Equine Husbandry is a short course in its own right, and may be studied separately.

Diploma in Equine Husbandry VAG011 Course Code: VAG011 Duration: 600 hours Start: Anytime- from anywhere in the world! Qualification: Diploma Choose mode of Delivery: CD-ROM, online or correspondence (paper based) Learn the many facets of keeping a horse at grass or in the stabled environment. Core modules ensure students have a firm understanding of the key elements of caring for their horse....

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