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Animal Sciences Department

Animal Sciences Department

  •, Preparedness and Online courses

    Extension Horses YouTube channel:
    Find answers to horse questions, watch educational videos, browse articles, and take online learning lessons and certificate courses. Make your number one source for credible, research-based equine information. Visit

    Also, a number of high quality, university-based equine online courses are being offered for free. Topics include: Digestion, Parasites, Anatomy, Reproduction, Feedstuffs, Infectious Diseases, and more. 

  • Recorded Webinars/Clinics
  • Virtual Livestock & Horse Judging Contest Resource


      Train your teams with 400+ classes of livestock, horse dairy, and more. 

  • Master Dressage - Mary Wanless Podcast

    Helpful for all riders, not just Dressage! From the Author of "Ride With Your Mind," Mary Wanless. 

    • AQHLearn - AQHLearn has been developed to provide free resources for youth to learn more about horses from the comfort of their own home, anywhere in the world. The knowledge and resources from this program will allow youth to grow as horse enthusiasts and young equine leaders without horse ownership or previous experience being a barrier to participation.
    • - to register for free account.
  • FEI Campus (Fédération Équestre Internationale) 
    (Description below copied from "FEI Campus at a Glance" link on above site.)

    FEI Campus is a free of charge and cutting-edge e-learning platform in the sports world and is set to become the virtual reference point for education within the FEI and the equestrian world for education around our partner and fellow athlete, the horse. The content and courses you will find here have the FEI seal of approval and have been carefully crafted and selected by experts and professionals within the equestrian community.

    • The Horsemanship pages are aimed at everyone who truly cares about horses with themes such as: Veterinary Education, Equine Health, Husbandry and Feeding, Equine Conformation, The Equine Athlete, Equine Behaviour and Handling, and many more.
    • The Discipline pages act as the central learning hub for each of the FEI disciplines and their Officials education for FEI certification.
  • USEF Learning Center and Network

    Some of the content is available free, but all of it can be accessed with a "Fan" membership for only $25/year.

  • Stock Show Classroom 

    Recorded webinars for a variety of Livestock topics and species:

    • Selection - Swine, Goat, Sheep
    • Spring Shedding in Cattle
    • Getting them off to the right start - Swine, Goat, Sheep
    • Feed like a pro - Swine, Goat, Sheep, Beef cattle
    • Tips & Tricks for breaking and training - Swine, Sheep, Goats
    • Plus many other show preparation and Showmanship videos.
  • The American - America's Livestock Show

    The Nation's first ever Virtual Livestock Show. Entries for Swine, Sheep, Cattle, and Goats.

  • COVID & Horse Resources

    Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services

    Caring for Your Horse During COVID-19

    United Horse Coalition

    Huge list of resourse links, graphics, and all things COVID & horses,


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