CRASH COURSE FOR A HEALTHY HORSE

Topics: Health Evaluation, Emergency Care, Routine Health Care, Biosecurity, and Record Keeping

Course Overview

This short course is based on knowledge from equine health and management experts at Michigan State University. A working knowledge of preventative health care as well as diseases and injuries are required when managing horses.  Essential horse management skills include identifying early signs of health problems, evaluating a horse’s health status on a daily and sometimes hourly basis and responding appropriately to emergency situations as they arise. For a full course outline go to: Course Syllabus.

 

If you have any questions about this course email: info@myhorseuniversity.com.
 

Start/End Date

Monday, April 22 - May 17, 2019

*Note: Participants will have access to the course content through October 2019!

Course Format

Self-paced with moderated discussion forums

Price

$75.00

Content Expert

Dr. Judy Marteniuk, DVM will guide you each week through a course unit to answer your questions about managing your horse’s health.  Through online discussion groups and an interactive video discussion, Dr. Marteniuk will assist you in developing a horse health plan that you can be confident in!

Registration Instructions

To register for this course you will need to create an account, sign in with your email/password, and complete the registration process. To watch a video tutorial, demonstrating an overview of the registration process, click on the following link: Online Course Registration Video Tutorial. Step-by-step instructions are below.

 

  1. Create your MSU Guest Account/Community ID and PasswordCreate Your Account

  2. Login to the registration system with your Community ID and Password: Crash Course for a Healthy Horse.

  3. Follow the instructions to register for the course. Upon registration, you will receive a receipt and instructions for accessing the course.

 

Technical Assistance

If you need technical assistance please contact the Michigan State University Help Desk. They are available 24/7 at reachout@msu.edu or 1-800-500-1554. Tell them you are logging into an MSU Extension online course with an MSU Community ID.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is my username/NETID?
    Your username (or NET ID) is the email address you used to create your account during registration (you use the same email address/password for registering and for taking the course).

  2. What URL do I go to for logging into the course?
    Go to: 
    https://d2l.msu.edu/. You will see the Michigan State University at the top of the page. Login with the email address and password you set during the registration process.

  3. I received a “not authenticated” response when trying to login – what do I do?
    A “not authenticated” message is typically an issue with a password not being entered correctly. To reset your password at any time go to: 
    https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password. You will receive an email from a sender called “Community ID” with a link to reset your password.

  4. I forgot my password – where can I reset it?
    To reset your password at any time go to: 
    https://community.idm.msu.edu/ and select the option for Forgot Password. You will receive an email from a sender called “Community ID” with a link to reset your password.

  5. Who can I call for technical support?
    The Michigan State University Help Desk. They are available 24/7 at 
    reachout@msu.edu or 1-800-500-1554. Tell them you are logging into an MSU Extension online course with an MSU Community ID.
     

CONTACT US

Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 W. Circle Drive; Room 409
East Lansing, MI, 48824

Phone: 517-432-5131

Email:  info@myhorseuniversity.com

My Horse University is a national online program for horse enthusiasts based at Michigan State University, one of the top U.S. universities in Equine Science and Management, with MSU Extension. 

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