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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
$3,995.00 (USD)
List Price: $5,490.00
Save: $1,495.00 (27% 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 the 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
  • Summarize the roles, responsibilities, and applicable laws and ethics as they pertain to the veterinary healthcare team
  • Fundamentals of animal anatomy and physiology, restraint techniques, and basic examination tasks relevant to veterinary assisting, using proper terminology
  • Explain how to perform veterinary assistant pharmacy tasks within the law's scope and discuss vaccinations, infectious diseases, transmission, and prevention
  • How to respond appropriately to veterinary medical emergencies, surgeries, and various laboratory procedures
  • Explain and understand the veterinary assistant's responsibilities related to veterinary dentistry

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
  • This program prepares you to assist veterinarians and veterinary technicians in providing patient care
  • In addition to hard skills, this program also helps you develop the soft skills required to work effectively with clients and the entire veterinary team
  • Employers seek individuals who are passionate about animals and possess the communication and teamwork skills necessary to excel in the field

Outline

Requirements

Prerequisites

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University of North Dakota

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221 Centennial Dr Stop 9021
Grand Forks, ND 58202 US
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