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Equine Science, International Edition
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Get the scientific understanding of horses necessary for success in equine care and management with EQUINE SCIENCE, 4E, International Edition! Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make learning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, the history of horses, and more. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4E, International Edition piques interest with detailed photos and graphs, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities. Equine professionals and horse enthusiasts alike will turn to the book's helpful glossary and appendix for definitions of important terms, useful conversion factors and worksheets, and contact information for professional organizations.
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Table of Contents

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.

About the Author

Dr. Parker is the director for AgrowKnowledge, the National Center for Agriscience and Technology Education, a project funded by the National Science Foundation. The former division director at the College of Southern Idaho, he worked in agriculture, information technology, drafting, and electronics, and taught computer, agriculture, and writing classes. He is the 2008 recipient of the N.A.C.T.A. (National American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture) Distinguished Educator Award, and the 2010 recipient of the N.A.C.T.A. Murray Brown Leadership Award. Dr. Parker has authored several Delmar,Cengage textbooks (Plant & Soil Science, Aquaculture Science, Introduction to Plant Science, and Introduction to Food Science, and others), and serves as Editor of the N.A.C.T.A. Journal. He earned his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University, a Ph.D. in Reproductive Physiology from Iowa State University, and completed post-doctoral work at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, and the University of Wyoming, Laramie.

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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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