Applied Breeding and Basic Genetics will help you understand the complex interaction between genetics and the environment. It will guide your decision-making and improve your foal’s potential conformation, performance and marketability. Foremost, you will learn how to evaluate breeding prospects. You will discover which characteristics are highly heritable and which are not. You’ll become familiar with the language of the breeder and the geneticist. You will learn how to establish priorities within your own breeding program and utilize pedigree information to realize your goals.
- Breeding Principles
- Introduction to Genetics
- Applications of Genetics
- Environmental Influences
- Animal Selection
- Breeding Terminology & Technology
Please Note: When ordering the Downloadable PDF, an email will be sent from which to access the course and print the materials. The Downloadable PDF will also be accessible through the My Account tab. The PDF includes the course lessons and the course quizzes. The course quizzes will then be available to be taken electronically (online). To access, simply login through the My Courses tab on the website. Once completed, the quizzes will be immediately graded and upon verification of course completion a Certificate of Achievement will be mailed to you.
When ordering the Mailed Hardcopy the same course materials will be sent via USPS. The course lessons are printed on 3-hole punch paper, suitable for adding to a 3-ring binder. Upon completion of ALL six quizzes they are then returned to NHEEC for instructor grading. They may be scanned and returned together via email to admin@NewHorizonsEquine.com or they may be mailed to New Horizons. The graded quizzes and Certificate of Achievement will be returned to you via USPS. If, however, you would rather complete the quizzes online, you will also have access to the quizzes through the My Courses tab and upon verification of course completion a Certificate of Achievement will be mailed to you.