FAS 100 Farrier Science I

4 Credit Hours • 82.5 Contact Hours (15 Lecture, 67.5 Lecture/Lab Combination)

Grading: S/U only

Focuses on horses from evolution to the present with emphasis on existing breeds and shoeing requirements. Course also covers behavior patterns of horses, proper handling and safety, need for and frequency of shoeing, anatomy and physiology of the lower leg, angles, hoof preparation, shoe selection, shaping, and basic techniques.