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EQUINE SCIENCE

Study science through the lens of horses. This class is designed to introduce students to thinking like a scientist so that they can contribute to the world in the field that they love! 


Science helps make the world go around. Scientists help us develop new technologies, solve practical problems, and make informed decisions. In this class students will work on all the skills involved in studying and investigating like a scientist, namely:

  • Observing

  • Classifying

  • Communicating

  • Measuring

  • Inferring

  • Predicting

TOPICS COVERED:

Anatomy

Lameness

Physiology

Sports therapy

Genetics

Nutrition

Diseases

Life Cycle

​This class is designed to further develop the student's scientific skills, knowledge, and ability to use an evidence-based approach.

  • In this class, you will learn about Scientific inquiry. Study horses and think about explanations based on what you observe. What evidence supports your theories?

  • Together as a group we will further develop our Critical thinking skills. In this class you will practice thinking clearly and rationally. Learn what it means to be intellectually disciplined in your thought process. Get practice actively and skillfully conceptualizing ideas and making connections.

  • We will model age-appropriate Academic Rigor. We will help you practice taking good notes. We will coach you in being organized in your thinking and your work.

This class will help prepare you for a successful career in scientific support and management of the performance horse.


Classes are divided by age and ability.

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