How does the course work?
What you will learn
In this course you will learn about the basics of equine nutrition including:
- what nutrients are and where they come from;
- what terms such as energy and metabolism really mean;
- the differences between carbohydrates, proteins and fats;
- how a horse digests and uses different types of nutrients;
- which nutrients, vitamins and minerals are essential for a horse; and
- why different types of horses need different amounts of energy.