Equine Nutrition and Pharmacology

This is an advanced nutrition course which focuses on the biochemical aspects of nutrition. Nutrient metabolism as it relates to performance is covered in this course. Current research in equine nutrition will be incorporated into lectures, including application to practical management. Supplements, nutraceuticals, and pharmaceuticals used to aid in performance are also discussed. A class in organic chemistry or biochemistry is highly recommended before taking this course. Prerequisite: EQS 251.

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


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Last updated: 08/09/2021