SRJC Course Outlines

6/14/2024 11:48:13 AMEQSCI 170 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 170Title:  FARRIER SCIENCE  
Full Title:  Farrier Science
Last Reviewed:8/28/2017

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 166A

Catalog Description:
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Basic anatomy and physiology of the horse's limbs and feet. Causes, treatment and prevention of common lameness problems, horseshoeing terminology and guidelines for assessing a proper horseshoeing job.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Basic anatomy and physiology of the horse's limbs and feet. Causes, treatment and prevention of common lameness problems, horseshoeing terminology and guidelines for assessing a proper horseshoeing job.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify all bones, major ligaments and tendons of the front and hind limbs and appraise their function.
2.  Assess a horse's foot and evaluate measures to gain proper balance.
3.  Analyze various horses' motion and appraise applicable training or shoeing techniques for maximum horse benefit.
4.  Compare unsoundnesses of the hoof and appraise their causes.
5.  Diagram the internal and external parts of the hoof and analyze their function.
6.  Examine hoof trimming tools and assess their function.
7.  Appraise horse hooves for balance and design a plan to demonstrate proper balance by correct training.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Basic anatomy of the skeleton of the horse
   a.  Ligaments of the forelimb and hindlimb
   b.  Tendons of the forelimb and hindlimb
2.  Anatomy of the hoof
   a.  Proper balance
   b.  Diseases
   c.  Terms and function of hoof parts
3.  Horse motion
   a.  Shoeing techniques
   b.  Corrective and pathological shoeing
   c.  Preventative shoeing
4.  Unsoundness of hoof
   a.  Conformation problems
   b.  Thin walls
   c.  Dropped soles
5.  Hoof trimming tools
   a.  Function
   b.  Costs
   c.  Identification
6.  Balance of the hoof
   a.  Identify abnormalities
   b.  Design a plan for proper balance
   c.  Theory of restoring feet
7.  Barefoot trimming
   a.  Advantage and disadvantages
   b.  Costs
   c.  Skills needed
8.  Effects of age, health, and conformation on feet

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments from instructor prepared materials of approximately 5 to 10 pages weekly.
2.  Demonstration of proper horseshoeing techniques in a classroom setting.
3.  Solve the problem of hoof balance.
4.  Two to five quizzes or exams.

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
20 - 30%
Demonstration of horseshoeing techniques
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Demonstration of horseshoeing techniques
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes and exams: 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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HORSES: by J. Warren Evan, Third Edition, 2001,  Freeman Publishers (Classic)

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