Module Identifier RSM0910  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Dr Mina Davies-Morel  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Exam   3 Hours Unseen written examination   60%  
  Seminar presentation   Seminar presentation and written abstract   40%  

This module aims to provide the student with:

The opportunity to apply the knowledge of equine reproduction gained in semester 1 RSM 0210 to stud management at an advanced level. This module will act as an integrating module bringing together several aspects of the course and through this challenge the students? ability to study at an advanced level.

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

Syllabus / Curriculum design
This module will compromise of 10 lectures, 6 seminars, and 2 practicals. It is designed to integrate many aspects of preceding modules. It will consider in some depth the various systems used in Stud Management through from the selection of the breeding stock to neonatal foal care. Infertility will be considered in detail as will the use of reproductive technology to aid the management of breeding stock and improve the success of reproduction. The use of AI and ET will also be discussed. The lecture course will not be exhaustive but will provide in depth information in selected areas and provide the student with the encouragement and guidance to develop knowledge in the remaining areas. Some of this knowledge gained via self study will be assessed in seminar presentations.

Reading Lists
Ginther, O J. (1992) Reproductive Biology of the Mare. 2nd. Pub Equiservices, 4343 Garfoot Road, Cross Plains, Wisconsin, 53520 USA
Davies Morel, M C G. (1999) Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management. CABI, Wallingford, Oxon UK
Rossdale, P D & Ricketts, S W. (1980) Equine Stud Farm medicine. 2nd. Ed Bailliere Tindall, London
McKinnon, A O & Voss J L. (1993) Equine Reproduction.. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia and London
Davies Morel, M C G. (1999) Equine AI. CABI, Wallingford, Oxon, Uk