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.

Course format



Dr Isabel Imboden

Dr Patricia Harris