Do you love animals — horses in particular? Have you considered a career as a veterinary assistant, stable manager, or horse caretaker? If so, this course sequence teaches you the skills you need to work directly with horses. Whether you're interested in joining a stable, equestrian center, or veterinary facility that works with large animals, having a fundamental knowledge of horse caretaking and veterinary science is essential. The Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management sequence provides a broad overview of horse care topics while teaching the technical skills needed to work as a veterinary assistant.
Veterinary Assistant with Horse Care Management covers the foundational skills needed to work in veterinary office with a specialized focus on horse care management. These complimentary fields of study are perfect for individuals interested in working with horses or current veterinary assistants wanting to diversify their skillset.
You will gain a breadth of knowledge that can take you from the veterinary office to the stables and beyond. You will learn to be an asset in all aspects of a horse's clinical and caretaking needs, from assisting surgical and dental procedures to measuring vitals.
Having Veterinary Assistant and Horse Care Management credentials acknowledge the dedication of those with a special interest in the well-being of horses. In addition, completing these two intensive courses adds credibility to your qualifications and affirms that you have met industry-recognized levels of proficiency.