Subject: Animal Bioscience
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Animal and Poultry Science


Presents the evolution of the horse's role in society, its current uses and the significance of the local and global equine industry. Management topics include housing, nutrition, hoof care and first aid to provide a foundation of information for the care of the horse. Reproduction and genetics lectures present reproductive endocrinology, the application of new technologies and basic equine genetics. Equine behaviour and learning is discussed in conjunction with the management, training and equine welfare.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credit units of BIOL or permission of the instructor.
Note: Students with credit for any of ANSC 250, ANSC 350 or ANSC 450 cannot receive credit for this course.

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