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B.S. in Actuarial Science

Otterbein University Course Catalogs

2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    Aug 11, 2020  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EQSC 3400 - Evaluating Equine Conformation Form vs. Function

Hours: 3
The effects of equine conformation on performance, movement and soundness. Common unsoundness and blemishes will be examined from a trainer/ professional’s point of view. Evaluating horses both in photos and in person at the Equine Center. The equine purchase and sale process. Training for certain conformation types will be explored. Breeds will be compared and traits explored for determining beneficial crossbreed aspects for different disciplines. Different horse paces such as the tolt and pace will be studied, in addition to International Federation for Equestrian sport (FEI) requirements, rules and terms for the Olympic disciplines. Exploration of racing and judging of dressage, hunter/jumper and other disciplines.
SP Sem.