Animal Health & Well-being

Offerings

Offering Title Offering Code Sponsoring Unit Description
Horse Industry Labor Force: Online Short Course & Webinar Series MHU-N100 MHU Untitled Document

Enroll for five FREE online short courses developed for horse industry professionals with a focus on contract/employee labor law, liability issues, working with youth and volunteers, immigration documentation, and farm safety practices. Courses include

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Horse Sense: Youth Equine Farm Safety Training MHU-N098 MHU Are you working on an equine facility or own horses? Have you ever been unable to catch a horse (and they have laughed at you), dealt with an ornery horse, or had to deal with a horse injury? Learn how to be SAFE at the barn by taking one of...
MHU Breeding for a Champion MHU-N037 MHU Untitled Document

Breeding for a Champion is one of four online short-courses in the Horse Breeding and Selection Series presented by Michigan State University’s My Horse University and Dressage Today magazine. Each of the four short courses will take approximately 1-2 hours....

MHU DVD: Horse Handling & Restraint Techniques MHU-N069 MHU New Page 3

Horses may require restraint techniques for the safety of both the horse and handler. In this DVD, Paula Hitzler, Michigan State University Horse Farm Manager, explains common horse restraints and horse handling techniques. This DVD gives expert-recommended tips...

MHU DVD: Understanding Conformation Evaluation in Horses and Judging Arabian Halter MHU-N065 MHU New Page 3

This DVD is a must-have for horse owners, horse judges, and those involved in competitive horse judging events on both the youth and collegiate level. Learning how the anatomy of the horse...

MHU Evaluando la Conformación: Forma y Función MHU-N044 MHU

Este curso corto lo introducirá a usted en los aspectos de la conformación equina que son esenciales para la selección de un caballo de alto rendimiento o reproducción. En resumen, mala condición y anormalidades comunes serán discutidas.  Durante este curso usted verá clips en video desde...

MHU Evaluating Conformation: Form to Function MHU-N041 MHU This short course will introduce you to the aspects of equine conformation that are essential for selecting a horse for performance or breeding. In addition, common unsoundnesses and blemishes will be discussed. During this course you will see clips from the My Horse University DVD Understanding Conformation Evaluation...
MHU Horse Behavior and Welfare MHU-N034 MHU Untitled Document

The Horse Behavior and Welfare course is based on the knowledge of equine experts at Michigan State University and nationally recognized equine professionals. In this online class, you’ll find a wealth of resources for learning ...

MHU Horse Breeding and Selection Series MHU-N036 MHU Untitled Document

The Horse Breeding and Selection Series includes four scienced-based online courses offered by My Horse University and Equine Network. In this series, you will receive the following four online short-courses:

Breeding for a Champion
Your...

MHU Horse Nutrition MHU-N032 MHU Untitled Document

The Horse Nutrition course is an educational experience based on knowledge from equine experts at Michigan State University. Participants will discover a wealth of resources for learning about the many contributing factors for the proper...

MHU Horse Selection and Evaluation MHU-N035 MHU

The Horse Selection and Evaluation course is based on the knowledge of equine experts at Michigan State University and nationally recognized equine professionals. In this course, you will discover a wealth of resources for learning about many factors that contribute to sound decisions when selecting a horse for a...

MHU Horse Selection and Evaluation CD MHU-N064 MHU

The Horse Selection and Evaluation CD is a resource based on the Horse Selection and Evaluation online course that you can keep and refer to again and again. The material has been developed by equine experts at Michigan State University and nationally recognized equine ...

MHU Post-Natal Care MHU-N040 MHU Untitled Document

Post-Natal Care is one of four online short-courses in the Horse Breeding and Selection Series presented by Michigan State University’s My Horse University and Horse and Rider magazine. Each of the four short courses will take approximately 1-2 hours to...

MHU Preparación y Crianza de su Yegua MHU-N025 MHU Untitled Document Introducción
Criar yeguas y potrillos puede ser una experiencia muy gratificante, pero los propietarios de equinos deben educarse a ellos mismos lo máximo posible antes de comenzar un programa de crianza. Mientras más respaldo de conocimiento exista , mejores decisiones se...
MHU Preparing and Breeding Your Mare MHU-N039 MHU Untitled Document

Preparing and Breeding Your Mare is one of four online short-courses in the Horse Breeding and Selection Series presented by Michigan State University’s My Horse University and Horse and Rider magazine. Each of the four short courses will take approximately 1-2...

MHU Purchasing and Owning a Horse 101 MHU-N043 MHU Untitled Document

Now offered for FREE!

Owning a horse can be an awarding experience. Success depends on matching the right horse to owner, based on the prospective owner’s goals and equestrian ability. Once the match is made,...

MHU Salud Equina: Cólico MHU-N055 MHU Introducción al Curso de Cólico
Cólico, un término usado para referirse a cualquier tipo de dolor abdominal originado en el sistema gastrointestinal del caballo, es una de las más comunes y temidas emergencias en los equinos. La alta incidencia de cólico puede ser atribuida a numerosos factores, incluyendo estrategias...
MHU Trail Riding 101 MHU-N0017 MHU

Trail Riding 101 is an educational experience based on knowledge from equine experts at Michigan Sate University and nationally-recognized equine professionals. This course will help you select the right mount and equipment for the type of trail riding you want to pursue. In addition, you will...

MHU USDF Credit MHU-N070 MHU Untitled Document

My Horse University is an accredited United States Dressage Foundation online education program. USDF members may earn credit for the following online courses:

  • Horse Nutrition
  • Horse Behavior and Welfare
  • Horse Selection and Evaluation
  • ...
MHU Uses, Breeds, and Identification of Horses MHU-N042 MHU Untitled Document

This short course offers learners an overview of the North American horses industry. The United States has, undoubtedly, the most diverse equine industry in the world. While the U.S. has many unique breeds like the...

MHU Your Next Competition Horse MHU-N038 MHU Untitled Document

Your Next Competition Horseis one of four online short-courses in the Horse Breeding and Selection Series presented by Michigan State University’s My Horse University and Horse and Rider magazine. Each of the four short courses will take approximately 1-2 hours...