EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition imparts students with the basic understanding of horses necessary to be successful in equine care and management. Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make both learning and lesson planning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, and the history of horses. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition piques student interest with detailed graphics and photos, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities that test their knowledge of the material. Future equine professionals will especially appreciate the glossary of terms at the end of the text, as well as the appendix, which includes useful conversion factors and worksheets and provides contact information for professional organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Rick Parker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
From genetics to functional anatomy, cell biology to the equine digestive system, Equine Science, Third Edition covers all the essential scientific knowledge you need for your equine programme. Thoroughly updated, this new edition features a clear, systematic presentation, stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, chapter summary points and self-assessment questions throughout. Describes the structure and function of the various body systems of the horse Explains the scientific rationale behind modern equine training practices Features new chapters on exercise physiology and the evolution of the horse Reflects the latest scientific advances and changes in the student curriculum Includes new information on circadian rhythms and sleep patterns, the immune system, and hindgut microbiology. A powerful teaching and learning aid, Equine Science, Third Edition is an essential text for students on higher education equine studies and equine science programmes, as well as those studying for BHS qualifications up to BHSII Stage 4 Horse Knowledge and Care.
Author: Zoe Davies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Facts101 is your complete guide to Equine Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Abstracts of the International Equine Science Meeting Organisation: Dr. Konstanze Krger, University of Regensburg Department Biology I, Zoology, University of Regensburg, Universittsstr. 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany Target group: Biologists, Psychologists, Veterinarians and Professionals Meeting target: Because the last international meeting on Equine Science took place a couple years ago, there is an urgent need for equine scientists to exchange scientific knowledge, coordinate research provide knowledge for practical application, and discus research results among themselves and with professionals who work with horses. Additionally, dialog concerning the coordination of the study "Equitation Science" in Europe is urgently needed. Coordination and cooperation shall arise from the meeting, enrich the research, and advance the application of scientific knowledge for the horses welfare. Date: 3rd - 5th Oktober 2008 Topics: * Equine Ecology * Equine Sociality * Equine Learning * Equine Cognition * Equine Welfare * Horse Training * European wide study course "Equitation Science"
Author: Konstanze Krüger
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
From anatomy to genetics, applied science is the critical focus of this concise introduction to the equine industry. With its complete discussion of the nine body systems, the text provides a firm foundation for understanding every aspect of horse anatomy. Developed for high school students, Equine Science is lavishly illustrated with pedagogical photographs, charts, and tables that help students visualize abstract scientific concepts for better comprehension.
Author: Rick Parker,Ray V Herren
Publisher: Delmar Pub
Equine Science, Health and Performance provides - in one book - all the essential scientific knowledge students and professional horsemen and women require. The underlying science behind modern practical horse husbandry is explained to make professional horse care and management more effective and improved performance possible. Designed for students of National and Higher National Diploma courses, Equine studies degree programmes, Advanced National Certificate and BHS Stage IV, the book will be suitable for all horse owners who wish to advance their professional knowledge and skills.
Author: Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies
Author: Shannon Pratt-Phillips
This Book of Abstracts is the main publication of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production (EAAP) held in Stavanger, Norway from 29 August - 2 September 2011. It contains abstracts of the invited papers and contributed presentations. The meeting addressed subjects relating to science and innovation.Also, important problems were discussed during the sessions of EAAP's nine Commissions: Animal Genetics, Animal Nutrition, Animal Management and Health, Animal Physiology, Cattle Production, Sheep and Goat Production, Pig Production, Horse Production and Livestock Farming Systems. In addition joint sessions on topics interesting several disciplines and species were included in the programme.
Stavanger, Norway, 29 August - 2 September 2011
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub
Category: Technology & Engineering
The first edition of Equine Locomotion has established itself as the book in the equine literature that discusses all aspects of equine locomotion and gait analysis, written by an international team of editors and contributors. The new edition continues this trend and gives the reader a complete picture of the horse in motion, at the same time including many recent findings in this area. The book begins with a history of man’s association with the horse and then continues to discuss with comprehensive descriptions of the present state of knowledge beginning with the initiation of gait and ending with the more scientific area of computer modeling. In the new edition, the list of contributors continues to comprise of authors who are acknowledged experts in their subject areas and includes many new illustrations. • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more • international team of editors and contributors, with leading experts from the USA, the Netherlands, Sweden and France (all centres of excellence for the study of equine locomotion) • editors are from two of the worlds leading locomotion centres – Utrecht and Michigan • highly illustrated with nearly 500 detailed line drawings and illustrations • covers all you will ever need to know about equine locomotion, gait analysis and much more
Author: Willem Back,Hilary M. Clayton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Author: KENDALL HUNT PUB CO
It is thought that the Chinese were the first to keep horses inherds for uses other than food.Horses have been many things topeople-a source of food, a weapon of war in the conqueringof enemies, transportation, a companion, etc. Whatever theuse, there is no doubt that the horse has helped shape the course of human history.
Author: Logan Hunter
Publisher: Independently Published
Category: Juvenile Fiction
For individuals already employed in the horse industry or for those seeking equine employment for the first time, the guide is a must read for anyone searching for an equine career. It not only informs readers of up to 70 interesting and rewarding occupations within the horse industry, but it covers the basic skills from preparing and conducting a job search, to accepting a job offer. Tips on answering ads, writing resumes and cover letters, researching, and handling personal interviews provide readers with strategies for reaching their career goals and help them cope successfully with situations that defeat so many job seekers. Time and resource management techniques are included with other practical ways to maintain employment by those experienced in equine professions. Including abundant reference information and photos, this guide is the start to finish for getting your equine career on the right track.
Author: Theodore A. Landers
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Since the first edition of Equine Nutrition and Feeding waspublished in 1986, it has become the seminal work on the subject.It covers all the key topics that you need to know for your equinenutrition degree course. This comprehensive and clearly evidencedtextbook covers how food is digested and nutrients are used ingrowing, working and breeding horses. It also explains thescientific basis for calculating nutrient and dietary requirementsin an understandable manner, and shows you how to do thesecalculations. Special attention is also given to grassland andpasture, and to housing and diet-related diseases. Additional, student-friendly features include: References to the most up-to-date information, including“Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the NationalResearch Council (2007). Case histories to provide practical examples. Study questions at the end of each chapter to help you torevise. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations. Changes to this fourth edition: Evidence base has been expanded, with 646 new research reportsand papers being incorporated. Extensively revised to make navigation easier. A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of thefoal. This book is the essential text for any undergraduate andpostgraduate student of equine nutrition, equine veterinarymedicine, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural science. It isalso used by equine nutritionists and horse owners.
Author: David Frape
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons