Learning outcomes of the course unit
To acquire knowledge of methodologies and techniques in horse breeding in its different phases and depending on use.
Recommended prerequisites: Knowledge of horse anatomy, physiology and nutrition.
Course contents summary
Criteria for choosing for breeders; study of reproduction depending on breed and type; fertilization and rate of fertilization; pregnancy and birthing; natural and artificial suckling; production of milk and milk properties; rearing of foals depending on breed and type; weaning and breeding foals.
"Alimentazione e allevamento del cavallo" L.D.Lewis EMSI 1998
Educational material provided during lessons