2022 UMN Extension Horse Online Certificate Courses

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Back by popular demand, seven online horse certificate courses will be offered by UMN Extension in 2022!

Courses include:

  • Managing overweight horses
  • Composting horse carcasses
  • Biosecurity
  • Manure management
  • Basic nutrition
  • Growing and feeding hay
  • Pasture establishment and management

The 6-week courses begin on Monday, January 3 and conclude on Sunday, February 13. Registration ($75 per course) is required by January 2 and is limited. Interested individuals can find more information and register on the UMN Extension website.

All courses are offered completely online, information can be accessed at any time, and courses are semi self-paced. To earn a certificate of course completion, participants must earn 70% on three 10-point multiple choice quizzes and participate in three course discussions or assignments by the due date.

If a certificate is not wanted, participants do not have to complete assignments. Courses are recommended for adult learners (ages 18 and older) but are open to everyone. Courses do not result in college credit.