Equine Health Care (3)
This course will cover the common infectious diseases of the horse and their prevention. Some of the topics covered in this course will be: strategic deworming programs and biosecurity, internal and external parasitology, current vaccination protocols, disease control measures and prevention, and emergency treatment procedures. Also, the use of health certificates, EIA forms and state laws regarding horses will be addressed. Students will learn to conduct a physical examination and fecal egg count. Current scientific research in equine health care will be discussed.