MHU Uses, Breeds, and Identification of Horses

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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 American Quarter Horse, Tennessee Walker and the American Saddlebred, the country is also a melting pot of many breeds from across the globe. With such diverse choices, it is important for the prospective buyer to have a good idea of how they want to use their horse so that they can select a breed that best fits their equestrian goals. In the first unit of this course we will discuss the most popular equestrian disciplines and breeds in the United States.

In the second unit we will discuss the different ways to identify a horse starting with the most apparent (colors and markings) and including the most scientific (DNA testing). Equine identification is important to prevent fraudulent sales as well as theft. Throughout this course, we will have video clips, extracurricular links, and activities to help enrich and reinforce your learning experience.

This course was developed with content from our Horse Selection and Evaluation premier course.

Section: MHU-N042.(2)

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