Equine Science

Author: Rick Parker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111113877X

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 9316

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.

Equine Science

Author: Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118741161

Category: Medical

Page: 480

View: 9815

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.

Applying Equine Science

Research Into Business

Author: L. Clarke

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1904761143

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 9508

The result of collaboration between equine scientists and industry figures, to bridge the gap between data collection and its application within an increasingly discerning marketplace. Indeed, many companies in the equine sector now appreciate the relationship between product success and well conducted independent research. This volume fosters the afore mentioned linkage, by providing the reader with a unique blend of emerging equine science, and cutting edge industry perspectives.

Equine Science

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467282529

Category: Education

Page: 38

View: 3003

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.

Abstracts and Fullpapers // International Equine Science Meeting 2008

Author: Konstanze Krüger

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3980813401

Category:

Page: 84

View: 7030

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"

Lab Manual to Accompany - Equine Science

Author: Rick Parker,Ray V Herren

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827380974

Category: Science

Page: 128

View: 8176

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.

Emerging Equine Science

Author: J. Alliston

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1897676476

Category: Medical

Page: 254

View: 8161

The importance of the equine industry to the rural economy is now beginning to be recognised. Because the horse is not treated as an agricultural animal, little money has been put into research. Nevertheless, many organizations have been increasing research activities, and this book pulls together the results of recent thinking.

Equine Science, Health and Performance

Author: Sarah Pilliner,Zoe Davies

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632039135

Category: Medical

Page: 304

View: 7090

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.

Book of Abstracts of the 62nd Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production

Stavanger, Norway, 29 August - 2 September 2011

Author: Eaap

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9086861776

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 528

View: 1679

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.

Equine Locomotion

Author: Willem Back,Hilary M. Clayton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052930

Category: Medical

Page: 528

View: 6343

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

Equine Science and Horses in Action

Author: Logan Hunter

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781797003580

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 54

View: 7144

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.

Proceedings of the International Equine Science Meeting 2008

Author: Konstanze Krüger

Publisher: Bod

ISBN: 9783980813402

Category:

Page: 84

View: 8085

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"

The Career Guide to the Horse Industry

Author: Theodore A. Landers

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766848498

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 4007

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.

Equine Nutrition and Feeding

Author: David Frape

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827931X

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 8779

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.