Feeds, Feeding and Forages

This is a practical equine nutrition course designed specifically for students interested in management positions. Identification and use of grains, forages, supplemental feeds, and additives will be discussed. In addition, students will learn methods of assessing feed quality, feed value, and price as well as proper storage of feeds. Basic digestive anatomy, digestion, and ration formulation for various classes of horses and feed processing methods will also be discussed. Prerequisites: EQS 215 and EQS 216.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Additional Course Fees


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

Last updated: 06/28/2021