Module Identifier RS12610  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Ms Melissa Mason  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Exam   1.5 Hours   50%  
  Assignment     50%  

Aims of the module
The aim of the module is to provide students with a basic understanding of the equine industry on a world wide scale. A field course will be undertaken to allow students to study the workings of various establishments within the British equine industry. This module provides a basic foundation in equine studies which is furtther developed in a range of other equine related modules.

Learning outcomes
On completion of the module students will be able to:

Syllabus / Curriculum design
Equine environmental requirements
Economic input from equine industries to the British economy
Horsebreeding worldwide
Racing worldwide
Competition horses
Horsemeat production

Reading Lists
Kidd J. Horsemanship in Europe.
Craig D. Horseracing.
Denhardt R. Quarterhorses.
McGregor-Morris P. The History of the H.I.S. 1885-1985.
Clarke C & Wallin D. The International Warmblood Horse.