How does the course work?

Online Course duration

2 h 35
Online learning

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
  • Why different types of horses need different amounts of energy

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden

Dr Patricia Harris