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Horse Sense: Equine Youth Safety

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

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




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 and PasswordCreate Your Account

  2. Login to the registration system with your Guest Account (your email) 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.

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Technical Assistance  

If you have any technical problems, please contact the Michigan State University IT Service Desk from 7am-12am Monday through Friday and 10am-12am on Saturday/Sunday, any day that the University is open.  

  • Phone: (517) 432-6200 

  • Phone (toll free): 1 (844) 678-6200 

  • Chat 

  • Email Web Form 

Frequently Asked Questions

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). 


What URL do I go to for logging into the course? 
Go to: 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. 


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. 


I forgot my password – where can I reset it? 
If you need to reset your password at any time go to and select the option for "Need help Signing in." 

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