|Description:||Equine Guelph understands that horse people are busy people! That’s why we have created programs that provide quick, effective learning on hot topics. Participants will leave the 2-week short course armed with practical – even essential – information for the well-being of you and your horse.|
|Designed for:||Any busy horse enthusiast interested in learning the latest evidence-based information available on important issues affecting the horse|
|Tuition Cost:||$75 CDN + tax|
|Horse Behaviour & Safety||Designed for people who are interested in horsemanship and safety around the horse through understanding horse behaviour.
(note: at least 16 years of age)
|• September 9 - 22|
|Colic Prevention||Designed for individuals that want to reduce the risk of colic in their own horse or horses they care for by increasing their knowledge of risk factors and preventative management strategies.||• September 23 - October 6|
|Biosecurity||Designed for those looking to increase their knowledge of decreasing the risk of infectious disease in their own horse or horses they care for.||• October 21 - November 3|
Occurs over a 2-week period
15 – 20 hour time commitment is required during this period
No set times to be online each week
Recommended you visit the course site at least 5 times a week, preferably once or more each day
Course is entirely online, so travel to the University of Guelph is NOT required
|Assessment Methods:||Assignment (not graded, but recommended for personal achievement and required for certificate of completion)|
|Materials:||All materials are provided online within course site|
|Prerequisites:||At least 18 years of age|
|Technical Requirements:||Click on the System Check link or on the login page to ensure your system meets the technical requirements|
Equine Canada recognizes Equine Guelph courses as qualifying for credit on the Professional Development Grid for both Western and English Coaches
Participants receive 1 hour for every 2 hours of participation
When requested by the student, the U of G Office of Open Learning & Technical Support will supply a certificate or letter of participation which verifies attendance/participation
Registered participants who wish to withdraw from a course must inform Open Learning and Educational Support in writing. Refunds, less a $40.00 administration fee per course will be issued provided written notification. In order to receive a refund less a $40.00 administration fee per course, the form must be received by end of business day (EST) on the Friday prior to the commencement of the course.
Please submit this form by fax or email to Open Learning and Educational Support at 519-767-1114 (fax) or info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca.
If you require further assistance please contact Open Learning and Educational Support at 519-767-5000 or info@OpenEd.uoguelph.ca.
For more information please contact Susan Raymond
Phone: 519 824-4120, ext. 54230