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286.251 Equine Behaviour, Training and Welfare (15 credits)

IMPORTANT NOTE:There have been changes to this course for 2021. For 2020 enrolments please check the individual offering description below to confirm details for:

  • Requirements
  • Expected prior learning
  • Learning outcomes

The course will describe the ethology of the horse. Particular emphasis will be placed on understanding the theory of learning and how it underpins basic training and training for the different disciplines. It will describe the welfare of horses associated with different equine management systems both in New Zealand and overseas. The legislation which protects horses will be described.

Requirements Requirements help

  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 * Semester One full semester Internal Manawatu Campus
2021 Semester Two full semester Internal Manawatu Campus

* Due to recent changes you should carefully check this offering to confirm details before you enrol.

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