SRJC Course Outlines

12/5/2020 1:02:09 AMEQSCI 170 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

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:  39 - Total 2 Times
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: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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Identify all bones, major ligaments and tendons of the front and hind
   limbs and appraise their function.
2.  Assess a sample 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 five 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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Assignments may include specific reading assignments from instructor
prepared materials. Students may be asked to demonstrate proper
horseshoeing techniques in a classroom setting. Students will be asked to
solve the problem of hoof balance. Quizzes and exams will be included as
objective evaluations.

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%
Field work, Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Class performances, 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
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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HORSES: by J. Warren Evan, Third Edition, 2001; Freeman Publishers

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