Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

AGE-213 Management of the Racing Thoroughbred (1)

Identifies the techniques of managing the thoroughbred racehorse. Describes the basic care of the thoroughbred including feeding, veterinary, farrier and conditioning practices. Identifies special techniques, which include taking temperature, pulse, respiration, X-rays, blood counts and pre-race preparation. Interpretation and analysis of thoroughbred pedigrees and racetrack operations are taught. Some course time may be spent at a racetrack. Credits: 1, Hours: (0.5/1/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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