Equine Science / Edition 4

Equine Science / Edition 4

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by Rick Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 111113877X

ISBN-13: 9781111138776

Pub. Date: 01/13/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Equine Science, third edition provides an introduction to the science of horses from their history and use, to breeds and types. Also covered are anatomy, selection, breeding and genetics, nutrition, health management, and training. Guidelines for management, equitation, equine businesses and how to obtain a job or career in the equine industry are also provided.…  See more details below

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Equine Science, third edition provides an introduction to the science of horses from their history and use, to breeds and types. Also covered are anatomy, selection, breeding and genetics, nutrition, health management, and training. Guidelines for management, equitation, equine businesses and how to obtain a job or career in the equine industry are also provided. Equine Science, third edition is organized so that it is easy to find information on a topic using well organized charts, graphs and tables. Each chapter begins with learning objectives and key words and ends with a summary, review questions, student activities and a list of resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111138776
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/13/2012
Pages:
656
Sales rank:
166,347
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents


Preface. Chapter 1: History and Development of the Horse. Chapter 2: Status and Future of the Horse Industry. Chapter 3: Breeds, Types and Classes of Horses. Chapter 4: Cells, Tissues, and Organs. Chapter 5: Functional Anatomy. Chapter 6: Biomechanics of Movement. Chapter 7: Unsoundness. Chapter 8: Selecting and Judging Horses. Chapter 9: Determining Age, Height, and Weight of Horses. Chapter 10: Genetics. Chapter 11: Reproduction and Breeding. Chapter 12: Digestion and Nutrition. Chapter 13: Feeds and Feeding Horses. Chapter 14: Health Management. Chapter 15: Parasite Control. Chapter 16: Common Management Practices. Chapter 17: Shoeing and Hoof Care. Chapter 18: Buildings and Equipment. Chapter 19: Horse Behavior and Training. Chapter 20: Equitation. Chapter 21: Business Aspects. Chapter 22: Career Opportunities. Glossary. Appendix.

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