ERIC Number: ED194774
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Equine Management and Production. Vocational Agriculture Education.
Rudolph, James A.
This basic core of instruction for equine management and production is designed to assist instructors in preparing students for successful employment or management of a one- or two-horse operation. Contents include seven instructional areas totaling seventeen units of instruction: (1) Orientation (basic horse production; handling and grooming; handling the young unbroken horse), (2) Health and Foot Care (horse health and disease prevention; basic first aid; parasites; fundamentals of foot care; foot problems, trimming, and shoeing), (3) Nutrition (practical horse nutrition), (4) Reproduction (fertility and genetics of reproduction, breeding efficiency and mating procedures, care of mare and foal), (5) Selection and Judging (selecting and marketing the horse, judging), (6) Transportation (transporting the horse), and (7) Facilities and Equipment (physical facilities and stable management, selection and care of tack). Designed for use in more than one lesson or class period of instruction, each unit of instruction may contain any or all of eight basic components: performance objectives, suggested activities for teacher, information sheets (providing "must know" content essential for meeting the cognitive objectives of the unit), assignment sheets (application of knowledges which are necessary prerequisites to skill development), job sheets (performance of a manipulative or psychomotor skill), transparency masters, tests, and answers to tests and assignment sheets. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Animal Husbandry, Disease Control, Equipment Maintenance, Farm Management, Farm Occupations, Horses, Marketing, Nutrition, Postsecondary Education, Preventive Medicine, Reproduction (Biology), Secondary Education, Transportation, Veterinary Medicine, Visual Aids, Vocational Education
Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center, State Department of Vocational and Technical Education, 1515 West 6th Ave., Stillwater, OK 74074 (Teacher manual, $15.00; Student manual, $9.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Board of Vocational and Technical Education, Stillwater. Curriculum and Instructional Materials Center.
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