January 15, 2008 -- Horse enthusiasts are just a click away from learning from nationally-recognized equine experts. My Horse University's exciting and innovative curriculum provides access to experts, in-depth learning and hands-on activities. Plus you can access the information whenever it is convenient to you. No matter whether you are at home, in a café or anywhere that has Internet connectivity you can learn more about breeding and selecting horses.
Michigan State University's My Horse University and EquiSearch.com are offering horse enthusiasts a science-based fun series of courses on horse breeding and selection. The series consist of four online short-courses coupled with four live web presentations with nationally recognized experts.
Breeding a Champion by Dr. John Shelle, Michigan State University
Your Next Competition Horse by Dr. Mark Russell, Purdue University
Preparing and Breeding Your Mare by Dr. Kathy Anderson, University of Nebraska
Post-Natal Care by Dr. Jason Turner, New Mexico State University
The live web presentations are January 21 (Breeding for a Champion), January 23 (Your Next Competition Horse), February 4 (Preparing and Breeding Your Mare) and February 11 (Post-Natal Care), so register now! Horse enthusiasts have the option to purchase a course for $25 or the entire series for $50. To register or learn more, visit www.myhorseuniversity.com.
Sponsors of the short-course series include Purina Mills, HorseTech and Iron Spring Farm.
My Horse University is a national online program for horse enthusiasts based at Michigan State University (MSU), one of the top U.S. universities in equine science and management. Founded by MSU's Department of Animal Science, MSU Extension, and MSU Global, in partnership with the Equine Network and eXtension's HorseQuest, this program offers equine education courses and resources that can be tailored to achieve horse-management goals.