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Stallion Management
ES 290



Instructor: Dr. Jack Sales, DVM


SYLLABUS

COURSE OVERVIEW:

           Stallion Management is a 12-lesson course covering every aspect of handling and breeding a stallion.  

           Taught by veterinarian Dr. Jack Sales, stallion management is a must not only for stallion owners, but for breeding shed personnel, trainers and farm managers.  Broodmare owners will gain an understanding of what should occur at the farm to which they send their mares, (either AI or live cover) and/or what is involved in the shipping of semen. 
 
            Includes PowerPoint Presentations.



              I. Understanding the Stallion's Mind.

              2. Stallion Anatomy and Physiology

              3. Fertility and Breeding Strength

              4. Detecting Heat in a Mare

              5. Developing a "Teasing" Program

              6. Pasture Breeding

              7. Hand Breeding

              8. Artificial Insemination Part 1

              9. Artificial Insemination Part 2

             10. Shipping cooled Semen

             11.  Breeding Sheds and Stallion Barns

             12.  Record Keeping



TEXTBOOKS:
       There are no required or suggested books for this course.
        


TIMEFRAME:
        There is no completion deadline for the course.  The student works at his or her own pace.  The student will not be "locked-out". 
     

GRADING: 
         The grading scale for this course is as follows:
                 90-100%  =    A
                 80-89%    =    B
                 70-79%    =    C
                 Below 70%     Fail


COMMUNICATION: 
        You are strongly encouraged to communicate via email with the instructor. Dr. Sales is available as an instructor and mentor to assist you in meeting your goals for this course.  If at any time during this course you change your email address, please be sure to notify the instructor and office right away.
        Do not use text messaging shorthand or acronyms when communicating with the instructor.
        Please include full name and address in all correspondence.  



WRITTEN ASSIGNMENTS:
        Many lessons require written assignments or essays.  They should be submitted as an attachment to an email using Word or a similar word processing software.
        Please be sure to include full name and email address on all documents - not just in the email message. 
        Proper grammar and spelling will be graded.
        Do not use text messaging shorthand or acronyms - this is college level work.


MISCELLANEOUS:
        Access to a horse is not required.
        All assignments and quizzes must be completed.



     
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