‘The Horse & Basic Care’ Evening Class at Post University

Post University will offer The Horse and Basic Care, on Monday evenings April 15-June 9 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM on the University’s Waterbury Campus (located near exit 17 off I-84).  Classes meet in MacDermid Hall, Room 212. Although the courses can be taken in any order, this course begins the series of six units which make up the Certificate in Equine Husbandry.

These evening classes are an enriching learning opportunity open to horse lovers with all levels of equine experience. From backyard horse owners to industry professionals, the classes offer an easy-to-follow format for learning more about the basis of proper and responsible horse care. There are many places you can learn to ride, but it is not as easy to find good information on horse care – these classes can be your solution whether you own a horse or not!

This unit will cover a broad range of useful topics that include the evolution of the horse, herd behavior, breeds, colors and markings, correct nutrition, parasite control, and much more. It will give you insights into understanding your horse’s needs, as well as establishing confidence that your horse is being given exceptional care.

The instructor will be Carole Baker, BHSI SM & T, who has years of experience in the equine industry both in the U.S. and the U.K., and taught classes for many years in the Post Equine Business Management Program. To contact Carole Baker directly, please call 203.528-1400 or email her at cabgb@aol.com.
Throughout the whole series of courses, an emphasis is placed on practical information that is readily usable, so real life situations are often discussed.  Whenever possible, learning is augmented by hands-on experience that may include practical sessions, field trips, or guest speakers to further foster the learning process.
The cost for each course, when taken for personal enrichment and a Post University Certificate, is $375.  To earn CEU credits, the cost is $525 per course. To register or for more information, call the Equine Department at Post University (203) 596-4653 or email Equine@Post.edu.