Pen Rider and Processors Horse Safety and Care Certificate course

Are you a manager or staff member who takes care of horses on a feedlot? Are you a worker on a feedlot who is responsible for the horses’ care and well-being? If so, the course “Pen Rider and Processors Horse Safety and Care” is for you! Through this course, you can learn how to provide the best care and health for the horses living and working on your feedlot. This course will educate you on what you need to know about health, safety, and care for horses on the feedlot. When you have finished the course, you will be able to print out a certificate of completion. The course is available in both English and Spanish versions!

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Topics in this course include:

  • Selecting the right horse
  • Basic care, grooming, and first aid
  • Tacking up and equipment
  • Foot care and shoeing
  • Feeding and condition scoring
  • Working cattle
  • Extra interviews


This course is offered through eXtension’s Campus. You will need to create an account and register with the campus to view and participate in this and other equine courses offered by eXtension.

There is a $25 fee for this course. Be sure to print your certificate at the end to verify you completed the course.

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Want to Learn More?

Once you have completed this course, you can take other Horse Learning Lessons.