Module Identifier RSM0610  
Academic Year 2001/2002  
Co-ordinator A Care  
Semester Semester 1  
Other staff Dr Basil Wolf  
Assessment Seminar presentation     30%  
  Exam   3 Hours   70%  


This module aims to provide the student with:

A basic understanding of the control of vital regulatory processes in the horse. It will also consider the control of growth and patterns of growth along with the factors affecting development.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the module, the student will be able to:

Syllabus / Curriculum design

This module will be presented as a 12 lecture course followed by a presentation by each student of a seminar related to part of this course.

Reading Lists

Ganang. Review of Medical Physiology. Prentice
Ganang. Instant Notes in Biochemistry. Hames, Hooper & Houghton, paperback. Pub. Bios
Howes, BD, Hooper N M & Houghton, J D. Instant notes in Biochemistry. BIOS Scientific Publishers, Oxford

Cymbaluk, et al. (1990) Longitudinal growth analysis of horses following limited and ad libitum feeding.. E Vet Jn Vol 22. Pg 198
Milner & Hewitt. (1969) Weight of horses: Improve estimate based on girth and length. Canadian Vet Jn Vol 10, p 314-317
Orton, R K; Hume, I D; and Leng, R A. (1985) Effects of level of dietary protein and exercise on groth rate of horses. Eq Vet Jn Vol 17. Pg 381-385