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The Horse Course: Introduction to Basic Care and Management

There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost ever...
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(765 reviews)
37,484 students
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8.9

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Platform: Coursera
Video: 9h 44m
Language: English

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9.1 / 10

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8.9 / 10
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8.9 / 10
Video Score: 9.1 / 10
The course includes 9h 44m video content. Courses with more videos usually have a higher average rating. We have found that the sweet spot is 16 hours of video, which is long enough to teach a topic comprehensively, but not overwhelming. Courses over 16 hours of video gets the maximum score.
Detail Score: 7.7 / 10

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Extra Content Score: 9.8 / 10

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6 articles.
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Description

There are over 100 million horses, donkeys and mules in the world today and owners of these animals can be found on almost every continent and in almost every society. The Horse Course will cover many unique aspects of equine ownership and touch upon the science behind many of today’s management practices.

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Who is the instructor? Is Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D. a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D. has created 1 courses that got 163 reviews which are generally positive. Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D. has taught 37484 students and received a 4.93 average review out of 163 reviews. Depending on the information available, Chris J. Mortensen, Ph.D. is a TRUSTED instructor.
Animal Sciences
University of Florida
Research and Teaching Summary
Dr. Mortensen’s laboratory conducts both applied and basic research on reproductive function in horses and other mammalian species. His primary areas of research have focused on the influence of exercise and stress on mare fertility, nutritive influences on mammalian reproduction, and developing relationships with conservation groups to investigate reproductive function in endangered species. In addition to his research, Dr. Mortensen teaches courses in equine science, reproduction, and the department’s Senior Seminar course. He is working closely with faculty at the University of Florida on investigating the development of critical thinking and argumentation skills in undergraduate students in many of his courses.
Education:
2007, Ph.D., Animal Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 2003, M.S. Animal Science, California State University, Fresno, CA 1995, B.S. Animal Science, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA
Academic Positions since Final Degree:
2009-present Assistant Professor, University of Florida 2007-2009 Assistant Professor, Clemson University


Professional Memberships
American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists International Embryo Transfer Society Equine Science Society American Society of Animal Science Sigma Xi Honor Society

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Freshness

8.9

Feedback

8.9

Content

Platform: Coursera
Video: 9h 44m
Language: English

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