Introduction to Horse Biology

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Januar 2005



Many students have little or no knowledge of biology before they enrol for a variety of horse studies courses, from BHS National Certificate and Diploma to HND and degree. This new textbook sets out all the basic knowledge they need for this essential core subject. They cannot progress without it.


Introduction. Cells, tissues and organ systems. The digestive system. Circulatory system. Respiratory system. Nervous and hormonal systems. The locomotory system. Genetics. Reproduction in horses. Homeostasis. Diseases in horses. Glossary.


Zoe Davies is a former lecturer in equine science, a consultant equine nutritionist and external examiner for equine courses at colleges (for Edexcel). She has substantial experience in equine management and training and has co-authored Horse and Stable Management (4e) (in fact she did most of the revising), Equine Science, Health and Performance (with a new edition in preparation), and The Horse in Motion (all published by Blackwell).


'[Puts] scientific information into a form that does not require previous training in biology to follow and understand.' The Journal of Equine Studies Vol 2 No 2 'This book aims to supply the student of equine studies with all the information they need, including basic microbiology, genetics and physiology. It is aimed particularly at those doing a (UK) First Diploma, National Diploma, National Certificate, Higher National Diploma, and Advanced National Certificate, and all students studying for BHS or other equine-related examinations.'
EAN: 9781405121620
ISBN: 1405121629
Untertitel: 90 Abbildungen. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2005
Seitenanzahl: 224 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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