MHU Your Next Competition Horse

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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 to complete. As an added bonus, participants will have access to an informative online presentation given by a top equine expert!

This course will cover some of the important factors a potential horse owner should consider before investing in a horse including how to find the right horse by matching horse and rider, identifying warning signs, and knowing the importance of pre-purchase exams. A horse with certain conformation faults may be susceptible to arthritis, joint problems, and lameness. In this course, the conformation of a horse, including balance, structure, muscling, and quality, as well as travel will be discussed. Criteria for breeding your next performance horse are also detailed.

*USDF Accreditation
This course is accredited by the United States Dressage Federation for .5 credit. The USDF credit must be purchased as a separate item. To purchase, find the item here and add it to your cart before completing the checkout process.

The Horse Breeding and Selection series is sponsored by: Purina Mills, HorseTech, and Iron Spring Farm

Section: MHU-N038.(2)

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Thank you for registering for the My Horse University Your Next Competition Horse online course. You will have access to the course content through a Michigan State University course site for 6 months from the time of purchase. The online course is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. To receive a certificate of completion, complete the entire curriculum and all quizzes. Please contact My Horse University at 517-432-5131 or with any questions.

Follow these instructions to access your online course:
1. Go to and click on the Login button
2. Enter your email address in the MSU ID field
3. Enter your password in the password field
4. Select the Login button
5. In the My Courses area click the course title

*If you need to change your password go to: If you need any technical help contact our Help Desk at 1-800-500-1554 or (available 24/7).

Access to content (from time of purchase): 6 Months


Quantity Item Cost Total
Total 25.0
1 Price $25.00 $25.00

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