- Module code
- Module leader
- Ashley Ede
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 150 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 40 hours
- Teaching period
- October - March
Overview of British equine industry; British horseracing industry, racing organisations, bloodstock breeding and sales; competition horse disciplines, breeding and organisations; other equine sports and leisure activities; riding schools and equestrian centres; equine diversification; trades and services, e.g. horse transportation and shipping, horse insurance, veterinary and therapy.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of the importance, structure, size and organisation of the British equine industry.
- Critically appraise aspects of the organisation, management and strategies of various sector disciplines within the equine industry using a variety of information sources.
- Communicate effectively through written presentations and orally by formal interview of leading professionals from across the equine industry.
- Demonstrate independence of thought and critical analysis through consideration and discussion of future developments in the equine industry.
|Coursework||1 x A critical appraisal of a current industry strategy document.||50%|
|Coursework||1 x An evaluative response to an equine industry strategy document||50%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- National Equestrian Survey. (1999). Produce Studies Research.
- Strategy for the Horse Industry in England and Wales. (2005). British Horse Industry Confederation.
- Directory of the Turf. (2006). Tomorrow’s guides.
- The Orders and Rules of Racing. (2006). Jockey Club. British Horseracing Board.
- Horse and Hound (weekly) IPC.