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The Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management includes: Horse Care Management
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Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management

Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management teaches the specialized skills that stables, equestrian centers, and large animal veterinary facilities look for. Together, these courses provide the comprehensive training needed to be a veterinary assistant with an additional focus on horse care techniques.

Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management
$4,035.00 (USD)
List Price: $5,030.00
Save: $995.00 (20% off)

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Overview

Objective

What you will learn

  • Basic principles of equine husbandry practices.
  • A broad knowledge of horse care for both the stabled horse and horse kept on grass.
  • Proper management of the health and condition of horses in various situations and conditions.
  • A deeper understanding of horse behavior as well as practical skills in properly handling and training horses.
  • A practical knowledge of various aspects of horse breeding, as well as the importance of genetics and selective breeding.
  • The anatomy and physiology of the major organ systems.
  • How to handle medical records and communicate with clients and coworkers.
  • How to restrain animals for procedures, take vital signs, and bathe them.
  • All about nutrition, vaccinations, and administering medication.
  • How to assist during surgery and dental procedures.
  • Preparation of prescriptions and taking blood samples and radiographs.

How you will benefit

  • A comprehensive understanding of horse care, horse management, and husbandry is key to starting a career in the horse industry.
  • Cultivating a broad knowledge of horses will increase your level of success as a wrangler or horse caretaker
  • Holding a certificate of completion increases your competitiveness in the horse industry job market.
  • Upon passing this course, you will have the knowledge to be a valued team member in a veterinary hospital.
  • For the Veterinary Assistant portion of the course you will have assistance from our Externship Coordinator and access to our Externship Starter Kit.

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Requirements

Prerequisites

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Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468 US
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