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Best Management Practices for Ranches and Stables

ANIM620

Description

This course will review the best management practices and safety procedures recommended for ranch and stable managers. The emphasis of this course will include barn hygiene, air quality, safety audits, implementing practices to reduce grazing pressure and pasture quality, manage nutrient gains on pastures, manage water flow, and deliberate fencing to reduce impact on nearby streams and waterways. Students will learn the importance of properly managing the natural environment to optimize the health and welfare of horses, including concepts related to natural ecosystems, ecosystem services, and beneficial management practices.

Dates

Oct 25, 2021 — Dec 19, 2021

Location

Distance Education - Online

Registration Information

For credit cost: $1950