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EQSC2200 – Recognition and Management of Equine Disorders pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course will cover the practical aspects of recognizing and managing equine infectious and metabolic disease, lameness and performance problems and breeding issues. Vaccination protocols and parasite prevention will be included. This course will build on the knowledge gained in EQSC 1050 and 1060 and be custom fitted to each student's specific discipline relevant to his or her internship site.
Prerequisites: EQSC1050 AND EQSC1060
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Assess the method(s) of health monitoring used on the internship farm/stable.
  2. Explain how the feeding protocols used on the internship farm/stable are related to minimizing metabolic problems.
  3. Explain how the vaccination schemes used on the internship farm/stable are designed to minimize infectious disease problems.
  4. Categorize the products used for parasite control on the internship farm/stable, according to the specific types of parasite exposure present.
  5. Predict the types of lameness problems expected on the internship farm/stable, according to the class of performance being practiced.
  6. Explain why the methods of injury prevention were significant on the internship farm/stable.
  7. Analyze one case of lameness encountered at the internship farm/stable, including the cause, diagnosis and treatment.
  8. Analyze one case of respiratory disease encountered at the internship farm/stable, including the cause, diagnosis and treatment.
  9. Outline the diagnosis and treatment of equine colic at the internship farm/stable.
  10. Breakdown the components of the breeding program at the internship farm/stable.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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