Horse Sense: Equine Youth Safety

Topics: Horse behavior, horse handling, grooming, machine safety, biosecurity, horse health

Course Contact: Dr. Christine Skelly

For questions regarding this course, please contact Dr. Karen Waite at kwaite@msu.edu

Course Overview

The courses in this site include videos, links and fun activities. At the end of each course you will receive a certificate of completion. Build your equine resume by completing any of the following courses (take just one or take all 11—you decide!):
 

  • Horse Behavior

  • Horse Handling

  • Horse Manners

  • Grooming

  • Horse Keeping

  • Training & Exercising

  • Machine & Chemical Safety

  • Traveling with Horses

  • Biosecurity

  • Horse Health

  • Employer/Employee Relations
     

The project was funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service.

Course Format

Self-paced

Price

FREE

 

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: Horse Sense: Equine Youth Safety 

  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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