Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2017-2018

AGE-261 Legs and Hoof (3.00)

Provides instruction on the care and condition of horses' legs and feet, and covers basic concepts of correct preparation and shoeing of a horse, foot unsoundness, leg problems, and methods of correction by proper trimming and shoeing. Includes the examination of stance, gaits, unsoundness, breed requirements, methods of restraint, and types of corrective shoes and how they function. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B