2017-2018 Catalog

ANS 2074C Injury and Rehabilitation of Horses

This class addresses the most common equine orthopedic and soft tissue injuries and discusses how the normal healing process can be enhanced using rehabilitation therapy. A description of these therapeutic modalities, including ultrasound, stretching, laser, magnetic field therapy, joint mobilization, acupressure, cold/heat therapy and hydrotherapy will be studied in conjunction with hands-on observation and practical sessions. Current scientific research in the field of equine rehabilitation will be discussed.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

ANS 1073C

Classification

Dual