Module Identifier RS12610  
Academic Year 2006/2007  
Co-ordinator Dr Carol A Green  
Semester Semester 1  
Course delivery Practical   2 x 3 hour practicals per semester  
  Lecture   2 x 1 hour lectures per week  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Assessment Assignment Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4  50%
Semester Exam1.5 Hours Outcomes assessed: 1, 2, 3, 4  50%
Supplementary Assessment Candidates must re-take the element(s) of assessment that led to failing the module  100%

Learning outcomes

On completion of the module students will be able to:

1. Describe the structure of the British equine industry;
2. Identify areas of economic importance within the British equine industry;
3. Describe aspects of international equine industries;
4. Analyse equine industries in relation to equine welfare.   


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.


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   

Reading Lists

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

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


This module is at CQFW Level 4