Equine Behavior

Normal and abnormal horse behaviors, including stereotypes, will be discussed in this course. Students will learn how behavior affects the raising, training, and management of horses. Behaviors explored will include communicative, injective, sexual, social, aggressive, and abnormal behaviors. The evolution of the horse, its relationship with the environment and how this explains actions and reactions of the horse will also be explored. Prerequisites: EQS 215 and EQS 216.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3

Prerequisites:

  • EQS 215 - Equine Anatomy and Physiology
  • EQS 216 - Equine Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory

Last updated: 10/27/2020