Module Identifier RSM1210  
Academic Year 2004/2005  
Co-ordinator Dr Mina C G Davies-Morel  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   11 Hours 11 x 1 hour lectures  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam3 Hours Unseen written examination70%
Semester Assessment Essay: 1 x 3,000 word essay30%

Learning outcomes

On completion of this module students will be able to:


This course aims to apply the biological material covered in semester 1 modules into the context of Equine Veterinary practice. It will act as a significant integrating module for many of the other modules both in Semester 1 and 2.


The course will comprise of 12 lectures and 6 practicals. It will consider the preventative, diagnostic and curative medicine used for the major equine ailments and injuries. The use of modern technology in equine medicine will be evaluated with the aids of the practical sessions.

Reading Lists

Stashak, T S (2002) Adam's lameness in horses Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins 0683079816
Johnson, A M (1986) Equine Medical Disorders Blackwell Scientific Publications
Robinson, N E (1992) Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 3 W B Saunders Company, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc
Colahan, P T (1991) Equine Medicine and Surgery Vol 1 and 2 American Vet Publications


This module is at CQFW Level 7