Module Identifier RS12610  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator Miss Melissa Mason  
Semester Semester 2  
Assessment Assignment     50%  
  Exam   1.5 Hours   50%  

Syllabus / Curriculum design

Equine environmental requirements
Economic input from equine industries to the British economy
Racing worldwide
Horse production worldwide
Transport stress
Competition horses
Horsemeat and mare milk production   

Learning outcomes

On completion of the module students will be able to:

Aims of the module

This module will provide students with an introduction to the nature and scope of the equine industry on a world wide scale. The module provides a basic foundation in equine studies which is further developed in a range of other equine related modules.

Reading Lists

Clarke C & Wallin D. (1992) The International Warmblood Horse.
BETA. (1996) The BETA national equestrian survey - summary 1 (General Report).
Chivers, K. (1989) History with a future.
Rossier. (1990) Horse breeding in France.

Harris, Goodwin and Green (editors). (1999) The role of the horse in Europe. Equine Veterinary Journal Supplement 28