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Exploring the interaction between the horse and the rider, as well as the experience involved within the equine industry, graduates are well equipped with an understanding of the veterinary suppoer an equine athlete needs. You will take part in practical sessions, visits and seminars to broaden your scientific knowledge. UCAS Course Code: D427 H BScEqS Entry Requirements 160 UCAS points: 2 A levels at Grade C or above or a National Diploma at PMM or equivalent in appropriate subjects. Additional Experience Life experiences are taken into account when considering applications. Location Hadlow Course Duration 3 years, 2-3 days per week. Course Content Year 1 Equine anatomy and physiology Equine nutrition Horse husbandry Introduction to genetics Veterinary science Biological processes Land use practices Year 2 Equine and human sports science Introduction to research methods Stresses in the sports horse Statistics and experimental design Horse breeding management Equine health management Behaviour and psychology A choice of: Equine exercise physiology Equine rehabilitation and therapy Year 3 Thesis Equine sports medicine Advanced animal behaviour Advanced animal nutrition Biomechanics A choice of: Pharmacology or Advanced reproductive techniques Equine microbiology and immunology or Applied alternative therapies You will also be given the opportunity to take part in a European study tour to gain a further insight into the wider aspects of the industry. Assessment Method Coursework (written assignments, reports and presentations) as well as end of unit examinations. Progression Routes Successful students may progress onto a related MSc or PhD programme. Alternatively, the programme provides students with the necessary skills to take advantage of opportunities within nutrition, nutraceuticals, rehabilitation, lecturing, welfare, breeding technology, bloodstock agency, pharmacology and biomechanics. Specialist Equipment Needed Protective clothing and footwear, overalls, yard boots and gloves.

Exploring the interaction between the horse and the rider, as well as the experience involved within the equine industry, graduates are well equipped with an understanding of the veterinary suppoer an equine athlete needs. You will take part in practical sessions, visits and seminars to broaden your scientific knowledge. UCAS Course Code: D427 H BScEqS Entry Requirements 160 UCAS points: 2 A...

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