Equine Science, 2E
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Equine Science, 2E

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Equine Science, second edition is an introduction to the science of horses and offers a wide range of topics including history, breeds, breeding and genetics, nutrition and feeding, movement and unsoundness of selection, and health management and training. The book discusses management and equine businesses, and gives tips on how to obtain a job or career in the equine industry. It is also organized so that information is easy to find with charts, graphs, and tables available for reference.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 688 pages
  • 205.74 x 233.68 x 30.48mm | 1,202.01g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0766835316
  • 9780766835313
  • 2,206,599

Table of contents

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.show more

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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.show more

About Rick Parker

Rick Parker is President of the National Agricultural Institute and Director of the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Formerly a division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for two decades, he taught biology, food science, and animal science. He also worked as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Currently, Dr. Parker is also the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on of teaching and learning scholarship. An experienced author, Dr. Parker has published a number of Cengage Learning texts, including Aquaculture Science, Introduction to Plant Science, Fundamentals of Plant and Soil Science, Introduction to Food Science, and Equine Science. He also co-authored Fundamentals of Plant Science.show more

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