Parker, Rick Equine Science, 2E

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Equine Science, 2E

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From head to hooves, this edition of Equine Science is replete with chapter subjects and special features designed to help novices and experts be better owners, trainers, caretakers, and managers. Twenty-two chapters cover a wide range of topics such as breeds, anatomy, movement, nutrition, health management, behavior, training, and equitation from the history of horses to the future of the industry. Consideration is given to equine businesses and management, as the book provides tips on how to obtain and succeed in equine careers. Information is organized with charts, graphs, and tables to highlight important material at-a-glance. With Web resources, illustrations, and learning aids, this book is a treasure for horse lovers.

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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.

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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.

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