Rick Parker Equine Science

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Equine Science

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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.

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Rick Parker, PhD, served as division director and instructor at the College of Southern Idaho for 19 years. He is a member of various professional organizations, including the National Association of Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA). Currently, he serves as the Director for AgroKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. Additionally, he is the Editor for the peer-reviewed NACTA Journal, which focuses on the scholarship of teaching and learning. He also teaches and conducts workshops for AgrowKnowledge. He has been on the editorial review board for the American Society of Animal Science. Dr. Parker is also the author of the following Delmar, Cengage Learning texts: Introduction to Plant Science, Introduction to Food Science, Plant and Soil Science, and Equine Science (Third Edition). He is also the co-author of Fundamentals of Plant Science.

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

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