Well it looks like CAFRE are running yet another free course – whoop! This one is titled Introduction to Equine Nutrition. Whether you’re a horse owner, horse carer or aspiring to be an equine nutritionist, then I encourage you to enrol in this free course!
The Introduction to Equine Nutrition course is to be run in February of 2017, over a four week period. Made up of online presentations, the topics to be covered include:
- Equine Digestive Anatomy and Processes
- Nutrients and Absorption
- Selecting Suitable Feed Types for Horses
How can online courses benefit you? Firstly, you’re improving or refreshing your horse knowledge – and you acquire resources from the course. Secondly, it’s a chance for you to network with others who are taking part in the course.
Introduction to Equine Nutrition
This CAFRE course will also provide support from educators, online discussion groups and online assessment to test comprehension. At the end, you also get a certificate of completion that can be added to your resume as you build your equine knowledge and skills!
For those interested, you need to register online by February 8, 2017. The course starts a week later on February 15th.
Horse nutrition is an ever changing world. As more is learned about the horse’s digestive system and welfare, practices are adjusted. Keeping your knowledge up to date is well worth it – for horse welfare and also for horse businesses.
In case you missed it and would like to enrol, CAFRE are running another free online course. This is to be run in January of 2017 and focuses on Online Social Media for Equine Businesses. You need to enrol in this by January 4th, 2017.
“Horseperson’s Glossary – Feed: Expensive substance used to manufacture manure.” – Author unknown