SRJC Course Outlines

4/16/2024 4:52:41 PMAG 265B Course Outline as of Fall 1981

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Discipline and Nbr:  AG 265BTitle:  HORSE MANAGEMENT  
Full Title:  Horse Management
Last Reviewed:11/17/2014

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
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Catalog Description:
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Emphasizing the management aspects of horse husbandry. Nutrition, reproduction, disease prevention, and control housing and equipment, as well as equinomics will be covered.

Course Completion of EQSCI 100 ( or AG 165A or AG 165 or AG 265A) OR Course Completion of EQSCI 25 ( or AG 25 or AG 65)

Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Horse management topics for the horse ranch manager. Taxes, labor, feeding, housing & handling.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of EQSCI 100 ( or AG 165A or AG 165 or AG 265A) OR Course Completion of EQSCI 25 ( or AG 25 or AG 65)
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100A or ENGL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will:
     1. Have an indepth understanding of disease prevention and control.
     2. Evaluate different record keeping systems.
     3. Balance rations for different ages and types of horses.
     4. Analyze the tax benefits of different aspects of the horse

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Buildings and equipment.
        a. costs
        b. depreciation
        c. permanent vs. temporary structures
        d. tax benefits
 2.  Nutrition.
        a. growing young horses
        b. rations for breeding horses
        c. maintenance ration
        d. management suggestions concerning feeding
 3.  Reproduction and management.
        a. estrus cycles
        b. hormones and their use for aid in conception
        c. care at parturition
        d. re-breeding
 4.  Controlling disease and parasites.
        a. sanitation
        b. immunity
        c. bacterial caused diseases
        d. viral caused diseases
        e. internal and external parasites and their control
 5.  Money management.
        a. production record keeping
        b. financing
        c. taxes and the horse industry

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Assignments will be taken from periodicals, handouts, and texts.

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 - 20%
Written homework, Essay exams, Term papers
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 10%
Homework problems, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 10%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 60%
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%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:

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