Kharkiv Petro Vasylenko National Technical University of Agriculture
uk en

Practical experience is the key to training a highly qualified specialist

Recently, 1st-year students of the Institute of Technical Sciences specialty 204 “Technology of production and processing of livestock products” during an introductory internship in the discipline “Technology of livestock production” (supervisor Ph.D., Associate Professor Nagorny SA) visited Dergachiv children’s and youth equestrian school, breeding breeder for breeding Ukrainian horses of Kharkiv State Zooveterinary Academy, where they got acquainted with safety when working with horses, the technology of keeping and training sport horses, as well as classic equestrian sports (show jumping and dressage ).

In addition, students studied the sex of the horse, the structure of horse equipment, rules of breeding, saddlery, and riding, measured the basic linear measurements with the subsequent calculation of body indices for compliance with the breed standard, conducted ethnological studies by group timekeeping and observation pasture and dairy cows on the forage area.

Special thanks to the department “Technical systems and technologies of animal husbandry named after V. Shabelnyk of KhNTUA expresses the director of the equestrian school M. Parsley for hospitality and the opportunity for practical and in-depth study of this special field of animal husbandry in the workplace.

Center for Practice, Employment, and Career of Student