Cuidado y Manejo del Caballo para Vaqueros y Procesadores

¿Es usted un gerente o un miembro del personal que cuida de los caballos en un corral de engorde? ¿Es usted un trabajador en un corral de engorde, que es responsable del cuidado de los caballos y de su bienestar? Si es así, el curso “Cuidado y Manejo del Caballo para Vaqueros y Procesadores” es para ti! A través de este curso, usted puede obtener una certificación sobre cómo proporcionar el mejor cuidado y salud para los caballos que viven

Water Intake and Electrolyte Supplementation for Horses

Of the five basic nutrient groups – protein, carbohydrates and fats (energy sources), water, minerals and vitamins – water is the most essential to your horse.

 

Research has clearly shown that horses deprived of water for three to four days will not consume feed. A minor reduction in water intake or an increase in sweat loss will eventually cause dehydration, which can result in decreased performance, shock and possibly death.

This publication will clarify the water requirements of horses …

Knot Tying: Double Sheet Bend Knot

 

Tying a Double Sheet Bend Knot

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Knot Tying: Introduction

This instructional video is a part of the 2007 Master Horseman Video Series. Information on this video is presented by Howard Cormier, Vermillion Parish County Extension Agent. Video recording, editing and production by Roy Viator.

Video Sections

Knot Tying: Carrick Bend Knot

 

Tying a Carrick Bend Knot

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Knot Tying: Raid Knot

 

Tying a Raid Knot

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Knot Tying: Honda Knot

 

Tying a Honda Knot

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HALTER Level Three

Horse Adult Leader Training and Educational Resource (HALTER) Level Three provides learners with the opportunity to learn equine science material while adapting this knowledge for use in youth programs to foster positive youth development.

 

Once you have successfully completed the lesson, and their associated requirements, you will receive a certificate of completion.

HALTER Level Three Learning Objectives

Objectives of this lesson includes:

  1. Develop techniques for safe horse handling
  2. Learn basic horse care and management
  3. Identify and foster positive youth development

Digestive System of the Horse

In order to provide a horse with the proper nutrients it needs to survive, we must first understand the horse’s digestive system and how it functions. This publication will walk you through each part of the horse’s digestive system and provides further feeding management guidelines.

 

Digestive System of the Horse and Feeding Management

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Equine Business Resources – Business vs. Hobby

Is your horse operation a business or a hobby? The easiest way to determine whether your operation is a hobby or a business is to start with a few fundamental questions:

  1. What is your product or service?
    • Define what you are selling, what will generate income, how many products you are capable of having, and what makes your product special.
  2. Who are your clients?
    • Determine who your possible clients are. What is their gender, their ages, hobbies, lifestyles, and levels