|Module Title||EQUINE PERFORMANCE SCIENCE|
|Co-ordinator||Miss Melissa Mason|
|Assessment||Assignment||Physiology of training assignment. Ouctomes assessed: 1, 2||60%|
|Exam||1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3||40%|
Investigate the selection and training of the equine athlete
a. The suitability of various fitness regimes for different horse types are distinguished.
b. An equine fitness programme to meet a set performance requirement is devised.
c. Methods for predicting performance potential are identified.
d. Methods of fitness assessment are evaluated.
Equine performance sports.
Recognise how the equine athlete can compete safely under differing conditions.
a. Adaptations to allow the horse to perform under various climatic conditions are described
b. The reasons why horses break down are explained.
c. The welfare of the performance horse is examined.
Equine performance sports