EQUINE MANAGEMENT & EVALUATION CERTIFICATION

The National Horse Judging Team Coaches' Association Equine Management & Evaluation Certification provides students with a solid understanding of the equine industry.

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Certification Overview

The Equine Management & Evaluation Certification developed in collaboration with the National Horse Judging Team Coaches’ Association provides students with a solid understanding of the equine industry including, equine management, breed identification, common equine diseases and equine anatomy and physiology.

In addition, the certification addresses topics such as equine health, nutrition and exercise, equipment and facilities, grooming and saddling, as well as illustrates how to effectively evaluate classes. The certification consists of 15 modules and a 100-question final certification exam.

"We are proud to partner with CEV Multimedia to develop high quality, accurate training materials which will equip students with the foundational skills necessary to pursue a sustainable career in the fields of equine evaluation, management and production."

John Pipkin, Ph.D.
National Horse Judging Team Coaches’ Association

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  • Agricultural Science

Objectives

  • Demonstrate competencies related to resources, information, interpersonal skills and systems of operation in equine science.
  • Recognize the importance of the equine industry such as rodeo, racing, equestrian, therapy and recreation.
  • Learn the origins of different breeds, describe physical characteristics and temperament and identify different horse breed associations.
  • Identify equine diseases and understand the causes, preventions and treatments regarding equine diseases.
  • Understand principle horse care and management including basic nutritional requirements, exercise practices, basic horse grooming practices and how to saddle and bridle horses.
  • Learn safety procedures, housing requirements and the different types of housing for horses.
  • Identify and examine major factors for evaluating classes including, Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Hack, Hunt Seat Equitation and Reining.
  • Identify and understand rules, standards and faults which affect a horse’s placing within the Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Hack, Hunt Seat Equitation and Reining classes.
  • Gain skills evaluating Halter, Western Pleasure, Western Horsemanship, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Hack, Hunt Seat Equitation and Reining classes.

Lessons

  • The Equine Industry
  • Horse Breeds ID I
  • Horse Breeds ID II
  • Equine Anatomy & Physiology
  • Common Equine Diseases
  • Equine Equipment & Facilities
  • Equine Management: Nutrition, Health & Exercise
  • Equine Management: Grooming & Saddling
  • Horse Evaluation: Halter
  • Horse Evaluation: Western Pleasure
  • Horse Evaluation: Western Horsemanship
  • Horse Evaluation: Hunter Under Saddle
  • Horse Evaluation: Hunter Hack
  • Horse Evaluation: Hunt Seat Equitation
  • Horse Evaluation: Reining