Module: Equine Developments

Module details

  • Module code

  • Module leader

    Ashley Ede
  • Module Level

  • Module credits

  • Min study time

    75 hours
  • Contact hrs

    17 hours
  • Teaching Period

    Semester 2

Module content

The most current issues within the equine industry are discussed. Leading experts are invited to speak on the latest developments in horseracing, competition horse sports, breeding, welfare, training and other key national and international equine matters.

Module outcomes

To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:

  1. Demonstrate critical analysis and original interpretation of the very latest issues and developments to affect the international and domestic equine industry.
  2. Demonstrate original and well-argued recommendations for equine industry development based on thorough review of current strengths and weaknesses.


Assessment Description Weighting
Examination Unseen exam (1.5 hours) 100%

Key texts

Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:

  • British Equestrian Trade Association (2011) The National Equestrian Survey
  • British Horse Industry Confederation (2005) Strategy for the Horse Industry in England and Wales
  • Directory of the Turf (2011) Directory of the turf 2011 Tomorrow's Guides
  • Warwickshire College and Bacon, R. (ed.) (2005) Equine business guide 5th edn. Warwickshire College