SRJC Course Outlines

4/23/2024 11:14:43 AMAG 190 Course Outline as of Fall 2000

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  AG 190Title:  HORSE HANDLING SKILLS  
Full Title:  Horse Handling Skills
Last Reviewed:1/25/2021

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5012 max.Lecture Scheduled18.00
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled1.5012 min.Lab Scheduled18.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total36.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  36.00Total Student Learning Hours: 72.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  39 - Total 2 Times
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 280.63

Catalog Description:
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Introduction to fundamental training of the horse.  Exploring horse behavioral patterns, horse handling skills such as trailering, lunging, round pen training, and additional riding skills.  Also exploring the interaction of horse and rider as it relates to performance.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of EQSCI 102 ( or EQSCI 102A or AG 180A or AG 280.56)


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to fundamental training of the horse. Exploring horse behavioral patterns, horse handling skills such as trailering, lunging, round pen training, and additional riding skills. Also exploring the interaction of horse and rider as it relates to performance.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 102 ( or EQSCI 102A or AG 180A or AG 280.56)
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:39 - Total 2 Times

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Analyze horse behavior patterns and probable safe management
   solutions.
2.  Identify and practice skills needed for basic safe horse handling.
3.  Demonstrate use of new and innovative techniques in equine
   training.
4.  List costs of ten commonly used pieces of equine equipment using an
   average of the last three years.
5.  Describe 3 different methods of horse selection and their advantages.
6.  Research and compare leasing versus purchase of horses.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Proper lunging technique will be demonstrated and then practiced by
   students.
2.  Horse trailering:
   a. Loading
   b. Types of trailers
   c. Safety
3.  Round pen work:
   a. Advantages and disadvantages
   b. Demonstration and student participation
4.  Riding skills:
   a. Horse and rider interaction
   b. Horse behavioral study as it relates to performance
5.  Tell age of horses
6.  Proper restraint techniques
7.  Proper first aid techniques
8.  Proper catching and grooming techniques
9.  Leg wrapping for transportation

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments will be taken from periodical and text.  Average
   15 pages a week.
2.  Worksheets, class notes, and study guides will be the writing
   assignments.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
Field work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 55%
Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Industry handouts and HORSEMANSHIP HANDBOOK, by DeGrange, 1997.

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