Module Identifier RD19020  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Ms Melissa Mason  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Assessment Exam   1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2   30%  
  Presentation   History of Equine Industry   40%  
  Assignment   Tour poster Outcomes assessed: 2   30%  

Module description
This module will provide the student with an introduction to the equine industry; it will include several visits and a study tour.

Outcome 1
Investigate the history of the equine industry.
Performance criteria:
a. The historical development of today's horse is investigated and related to its position within society.
b. An appreciation of the historical development of the equine industry and supporting trades is demonstrated.
c. The development of the main breeds of horse are summarised.
Cold blooded, hot blooded and warm blooded
Britain and Europe

Outcome 2
Develop an awareness of and the opportunities within a range of equine enterprises in order to widen horizons and indicate opportunity for future employment.
Performance criteria:
a. A variety of equine enterprises are visited.
b. The diverse nature of the equine industry and supporting enterprises is appreciated.
c. The range of supporting enterprises and trades is appreciated.
Competition yard, studs, riding schools, supporting enterprises and sales.