University of Guelph 2001-2002 Diploma Program Calendar

X--Associate Diploma Programs, Associate Diploma in Equine Studies

The Equine Studies Program is only offered at Kemptville College. The Program provides students with an opportunity to specialize at an intensive level in the management of horse enterprises. The program provides an excellent foundation for students who eventually wish to seek certification as qualified instructors in the Canadian Equestrian Federation. The program combines theory and hands-on practical courses that prepare graduates for the diversity of positions that exist in the horse industry.

The Equine Studies Program at Kemptville College is the only one in Ontario and it attracts students from all areas of Ontario and from other provinces in Canada.

Note: Students may be exempted in one or more of DAGR*1600, DAGR*1610, and DAGR*2600 based on successful completion of challenge examination(s). Each exempted course must be replaced with a free elective or an Independent Study course. Students who have a credit in Mathematics or English at the OAC level will automatically be granted an exemption in DAGR*1600 and/or DAGR*2600 respectively.

Program Options

Business Option

Students may choose one experiential education course and one Special Project course as electives. The experiential education course is preferably to be started in the summer before their third academic semester. See the course descriptions for DAGR*3880 and DAGR*3910.

Fall Semester 1

DAGR*1300 [0.50] Soil Principles

DAGR*1600 [0.50] Applied Mathematics

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

One of:

DAGR*1000 [0.50] Livestock Systems

DAGR*1800 [0.50] Equine Anatomy and Physiology

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques I

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

Winter Semester 2

DAGR*2110 [0.50] Business Accounting

DAGR*2240 [0.50] Crop Management (Equine)

DAGR*3820 [0.50] Horse Feeds and Feeding

DAGR*4810 [0.50] Horse Health

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

DAGR*2740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques II

Fall Semester 3

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

DAGR*3100 [0.50] Business Management

DAGR*3120 [0.50] Business Marketing

DAGR*3810 [0.50] Horse Conformation and Lameness

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*3720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship III

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*2800 [0.50] An Introduction to the Horse Industry

Any other elective.

Winter Semester 4

DAGR*4600 [0.50] Human Resource Management

DAGR*4800 [0.50] Equine Conditioning

DAGR*4820 [0.50] Equine Reproduction and Selection

One of:

DAGR*4610 [0.50] Business Project

DAGR*4620 [0.50] Farm Project

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

DAGR*4720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques IV

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1750 [0.50] Coaching Techniques

Any other elective.

General Option

Students may choose one experiential education course and one Special Project course as electives. The experiential education course is preferably to be started in the summer before their third academic semester. See the course descriptions for DAGR*3880 and DAGR*3910.

Fall Semester 1

DAGR*1000 [0.50] Livestock Systems

DAGR*1300 [0.50] Soil Principles

DAGR*1600 [0.50] Applied Mathematics

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques I

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

Winter Semester 2

DAGR*2240 [0.50] Crop Management (Equine)

DAGR*3820 [0.50] Horse Feeds and Feeding

DAGR*4810 [0.50] Horse Health

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*2000 [0.50] Animal Science

DAGR*2360 [0.50] Machinery Maintenance

DAGR*2370 [0.50] Small Engines

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

DAGR*2740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques II

Fall Semester 3

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

DAGR*3810 [0.50] Horse Conformation and Lameness

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*3720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship III

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

1.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*2800 [0.50] An Introduction to the Horse Industry

DAGR*3000 [0.50] Beef Production

DAGR*3010 [0.50] Dairy Production

DAGR*3030 [0.50] Sheep Production

DAGR*3050 [0.50] Livestock Production Techniques

DAGR*3130 [0.50] Sales and Sales Management

DAGR*3250 [0.50] Fruit Production

DAGR*3260 [0.50] Vegetable Production

DAGR*3300 [0.50] Land and Water Stewardship

DAGR*3600 [0.50] Food Systems

Winter Semester 4

DAGR*4600 [0.50] Human Resource Management

DAGR*4800 [0.50] Equine Conditioning

DAGR*4820 [0.50] Equine Reproduction and Selection

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

DAGR*4720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques IV

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*1750 [0.50] Coaching Techniques

DAGR*3020 [0.50] Livestock Evaluation

DAGR*4000 [0.50] Pork and Poultry Production

DAGR*4010 [0.50] Animal Health

DAGR*4050 [0.50] Dairy Cattle Nutrition and Selection

DAGR*4060 [0.50] Alternative Animal Agriculture

DAGR*4100 [0.50] Commodity Marketing

DAGR*4220 [0.50] Organic Production

DAGR*4350 [0.50] Farm Structures and Environment

Health Option

Students may choose one experiential education course and one Special Project course as electives. The experiential education course is preferably to be started in the summer before their third academic semester. See the course descriptions for DAGR*3880 and DAGR*3910.

Fall Semester 1

DAGR*1300 [0.50] Soil Principles

DAGR*1600 [0.50] Applied Mathematics

DAGR*1800 [0.50] Equine Anatomy and Physiology

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques I

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

Winter Semester 2

DAGR*2010 [0.50] Applied Microbiology

DAGR*2240 [0.50] Crop Management (Equine)

DAGR*3820 [0.50] Horse Feeds and Feeding

DAGR*4810 [0.50] Horse Health

One of:

DAGR*1610 [0.50] Computer Applications

DAGR*2600 [0.50] Communication Skills

0.50 elective credit from:

DAGR*1850 [0.50] English Horsemanship I

DAGR*1860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship I

DAGR*2740 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques II

Fall Semester 3

DAGR*2810 [0.50] Horse Care and Stable Duty

DAGR*3810 [0.50] Horse Conformation and Lameness

DAGR*3920 [0.50] Applied Biochemistry

DAGR*3930 [0.50] Equine Alternative Therapies

DAGR*3940 [0.50] Laboratory Techniques I

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*3720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship III

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

Winter Semester 4

DAGR*4600 [0.50] Human Resource Management

DAGR*4800 [0.50] Equine Conditioning

DAGR*4820 [0.50] Equine Reproduction and Selection

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*3850 [0.50] English Horsemanship II

DAGR*3860 [0.50] Western Horsemanship II

DAGR*4720 [0.50] Coaching and Horsemanship Techniques IV

1.00 elective credit from:

DAGR*1750 [0.50] Coaching Techniques

DAGR*4830 [0.50] Equine Business Management

DAGR*4840 [0.50] Laboratory Techniques II




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Last revised: October 11, 2001.

2001 Office of Registrarial Services, University of Guelph