EQUINE HEALTH MANAGEMENT

AGR3EHM

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject develops the knowledge and understanding required to manage the health of horses in a sustainable holistic context using established knowledge in the area of epidemiology and its application to the health management of horses. Through project work and practicals, you will develop knowledge and skills required for the detection and management of specific equine diseases that are problematic under Australian conditions, to minimise the occurrence and severity of disease, and evaluate management practices.

SchoolLife Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPenelope Smith

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be admitted into SBATE or SBVN or requires Subject Coordinators approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsNote: this subject is taught at the Epping Campus of Melbourne Polytechnic.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Handbook of equine parasite control

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReinemeyer, CR & Nielsen, MK

Year2018

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherWILEY-BLACKWELL, AMES, IOWA.

ISBNN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Equine medicine, surgery and reproduction

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMair, T, Love, S, Schumacher, J, Smith, R & Frazer, G

Year2013

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherSAUNDERS/ELSEVIER, EDINBURGH.

ISBNN/A

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Blackwells five-minute veterinary consult: equine

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorLavoie, J, Hinchcliff, KW & Brown, CM

Year2009

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherBLACKWELL FOR THE BRITISH EQUINE VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, WEST SUSSEX

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

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Equine veterinary nursing

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorCoumbe, K (ed.)

Year2012

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherWILEY

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

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Infectious diseases of the horse: diagnosis, pathology, management and public health

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorVan der Kolk, JH & Veldhuis Kroeze, EJB

Year2013

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMANSON PUBLISHING, LONDON

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Equine infectious diseases

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorSellon, D & Long, M

Year2013

Edition/Volume2ND EDN

PublisherELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Equine internal medicine

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorReed, SM, Bayly, WM & Sellon, DC

Year2017

Edition/Volume4TH EDN

PublisherSAUNDERS ELSEVIER, ST LOUIS.

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Equine clinical medicine, surgery and reproduction

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorMunroe, G & Weese, S

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherMANSON PUBLISHING, LONDON.

ISBNN/A

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically analyse enterprise facilities and layout factors to minimize the introduction and spread of disease.
02. Review the prevention and control of the major diseases affecting horses in Australia.
03. Analyse enterprise management practices and their influence on horse health.
04. Evaluate industry approaches towards disease management for horses.

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