Manvel High School Course Syllabus Equine Science Mrs. Courtney Webb Manvel High School 19601 Hwy. 6 Manvel, Texas 77578 Phone: (281) 245- 2232 ext. 5169 Email: email@example.com Room D119 Conference: 6th Period (12:57-1:50) Course Description: This class is focused on learning about horses. The beginning of the semester will address basic equine knowledge such as history, breeds, identification, conformation, and judging. Then, we will explore concepts in anatomy, physiology, reproduction, nutrition, health, equine facilities, and management. Materials: 2 Inch, 3 ring binder with pockets Spiral Notebook Pen or pencil * NOTE- this binder will be kept in the classroom at all times and will count for a grade throughout the semester. Classroom Rules and Expectations: 1. All students will come to class prepared and on time. 2. The teacher will dismiss the class, not the bell. No lining up at the door before bell rings. Mrs. Webb’s BIGGEST pet peeve. 3. Students will not sleep in class. 4. Profanity will not be tolerated. 5. Be respectful of everyone; peers, teachers, guest speakers. 6. Be engaged in the lesson and activities. Tutorials: Must be scheduled by appointment with Mrs. Webb Homework Policy: Most assignments or projects given in class, students will have class time to complete. If a student does not complete the work then it becomes homework and will be due the following class day. All work turned in late will be subjected to the district policy on late work. Late Work Policy: The assignment is considered late if it is not turned in at the time it is due. All late work will receive a grade penalty. The following table reflects the maximum percentage of the possible grade the student is to receive for late assignments, at the high school level. Grading Policy: Daily work- 45% Tests- 40% Class Participation-15% Course Outline: 1st Nine Weeks Topics History and Development of the Horse The Horse Industry Breeds, Types, and Classes of Horses Horse Anatomy 2nd Nine Weeks Topics Unsoundness Determining Age, Height, and Weight of Horses Digestion and Nutrition Health Management/ Parasite Control Horse Management To receive a Quality grade, you must do Quality work!!!