ANS 1238C

Equine Behavior and Psychology (3)

Classification: Dual

This course will cover the history, evaluation and development of the horse, including an in-depth study of the horse's psyche. Attention will be focused on imprinting, bonding, fright and flight, as well as restraint in herd and hand activities. Behavior of the horse including the effects of the senses — hearing, smell, sight and touch — will be stressed. The behavior of the normal and abnormal horse will be studied from birth through elder age.