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|Discipline and Nbr:
|Units||Course Hours per Week|| ||Nbr of Weeks||Course Hours Total
|Maximum||1.00||Lecture Scheduled||1.00||17.5 max.||Lecture Scheduled||17.50
|Minimum||1.00||Lab Scheduled||0||6 min.||Lab Scheduled||0
| ||Contact DHR||0|| ||Contact DHR||0
| ||Contact Total||1.00|| ||Contact Total||17.50
| ||Non-contact DHR||0|| ||Non-contact DHR Total||0
Title 5 Category:
AA Degree Applicable
Grade or P/NP
00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
| ||Total Out of Class Hours: 35.00||Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50||
This course will enable a student to develop a horse feeding program with consideration given to horse types, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements. Feeding for maintenance, growth and reproduction as well as feeding methods will be discussed.
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Schedule of Classes Information
This course will enable a student to develop a horse feeding program with regard to horse type, level of activity, available feedstuffs, cost factors and basic nutritional requirements. Feeding for maintenance, growth and reproduction as well as feeding methods.
(Grade or P/NP)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION
Both Certificate and Major Applicable
Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
|CSU GE:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|IGETC:||Transfer Area|| ||Effective:||Inactive:
|CSU Transfer:||Transferable||Effective:||Fall 2000||Inactive:||Fall 2020
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. Identify various primary and by-product feeds.
2. Analyze and comprehend various procurement of feed stuffs.
3. Formulate rations for various horse activities.
4. Demonstrate differences in equine digestive systems.
5. Apply changing nutritional requirements based upon animal
6. Collect and calculate data used in ration formulation.
Topics and Scope
2. Common Feedstuffs
3. Typical Problems
B. Critical Nutrients
C. Influences of Nutrient Requirements
D. Feedstuffs for Horses
2. Energy feeds (grains)
4. Protein supplements
E. Methods of Feeding
F. Ration Formulation & Feed Additives
G. Feed Preparation
H. Digestive Disturbances
1. Reading assignments will be taken from periodicals and text. Average 15 pages a week.
2. Worksheets, class & field work notes, and study guides will be the basis for problem solving assignments.
3. Field work performing ration balancing and other material taught in class.
4. 4 - 6 quizzes.
5. Final exam at end of course.
Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Representative Textbooks and Materials:
|Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.||Writing
0 - 0%
|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
25 - 35%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
20 - 40%
|Class performances, Field work, Performance exams||
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
30 - 50%
|Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion||
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
5 - 15%
Industry handouts and class handouts will be utilized.
Nutrient Requirements of Horses, National Research Council, 2008.
Equine Nutrition and Feeding, Third Edition, Blackwell Massey, 2004.