Master Equine Manager

Master Equine Manager Fall 2013

e-Learning Equine Education Modules with written assessment - On-line, 24/7
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Hands-On Training with practical evaluation - multiple dates, locations throughout the year
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Knowledge, Certificate achievement, Title, MEM Network access, Continuing Education

Purpose

To provide horse owners and enthusiasts with a comprehensive educational program that teaches the science of horse management.

Design
The Master Equine Manager program accommodates your busy schedules. The program is a combination of video recordings, slide sets,  activities, articles, resources, and a quiz. Participants will be able to access the material any time. The module will be complete when each quiz is finished.

New Course Design Example

Feeding a Horse

Is Online Study For You?

  • You can add to your equine knowledge anyplace and at any time using a computer.
  • You can study a subject you have great interest in learning about
  • You can study at your own pace, first learning the theory, then practicing or doing work experience and later completing the practical assessments

Modules

  • Welfare of Horses: Understanding Horse Behavior, Facilities and Equipment, Equine Quality Assurance
  • Horse Nutrition: Forages for Horses, Feeds and Feeding
  • Horse Health: Equine Emergency Treatment, Vaccinations for Horses, Understanding Horse Parasites, and Hoof Care
  • Selection of Horses: Conformation and Evaluation, Unsoundness’s and Blemishes

Each module will be in Moodle and will consist of 

  • Video
  • Slide Sets
  • Quizzes
  • Resources

Certification

  • Certification is open to junior and senior high school students, and any adult with an interest in horses
  • To receive the Master Equine Manager Certificate the individual must complete each module
  • Quizzes – For each module a quiz will be associated with it. The quiz will be on-line. To be certified an 80% or better is required on the quiz.
    • Quiz Date - You can take the quiz on any day you choose. The quiz can be repeated.
  • Optional Practical Evaluation

    • Practical workshops will be available at various locations during the year.
    • Individuals can perform a documented self-assessment where participants submit a videotape, DVD or photos to a secure online Dropbox.

Dates

  • Online material is available year-round. You can register anytime.
  • For Iowa High School teachers who require Heartland AEA credit, the course would need to be taken within a semester's time - fall or spring. Contact Dr. Peggy M. Auwerda for more information.

Practical Workshop Dates

  • Workshops are available for new and former Master Equine Manager's

Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Contact Dr. Peggy Miller, 515-294-5260, peggy@iastate.edu

To Be Arranged Based on Participants Schedules

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Contact Dr. Kathy Anderson, 402-472-6414, kanderson1@unl.edu

To Be Arranged Based on Participants Schedules

University of Connecticut
Contact Dr. Jenifer Nadeau, 860-486-4471, jenifer.nadeau@uconn.edu

May 14 or 15 , 2015

Cazenovia College
Barbara E. Lindberg
Program Director, Equine Business Management
Interim Director, NYS Center for Equine Business Development
Cazenovia College
(315) 655-7212
belindberg@cazenovia.edu

June 6th and 7th

Program Registration Fee:  $325/adult or $250/youth.  Youth must be a junior or senior in high school.

Register at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/registration/events/conferences/equine/

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