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Horse Breeding and Usability in Poland

Informacje ogólne

Kod przedmiotu: H.ZHKa.HOR9.SM.HZOXY Kod Erasmus / ISCED: (brak danych) / (brak danych)
Nazwa przedmiotu: Horse Breeding and Usability in Poland
Jednostka: Zakład Hodowli Koni
Punkty ECTS i inne: (brak)
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Język prowadzenia: polski
Skrócony opis:

The course concerns the most important horse types and breeds, the history, breeding and training centres organisation, nutrition, reproduction, foals rearing, buildings, stood books, breeding and selection methods, tests, horse equipment construction, general management.

Pełny opis:


1. Horse origin

2. Equidaes

3. Horse types

4. Horse breeds

5. Horses under protection

6. Usability traits of horses

7. Usability directions

8. Methods of horse evaluation

9. Breeding work

10. Organisation of horse breeding

11. Organisation of horse reproduction

12. Foals growth, development and rearing

13. Basic knowledge about horse behaviour

14. Horse genetics

15. Horse diseases


1. Breeding centres (stud, depots, race courses etc.), herd structure

2. Performance tests

3. Rules of horse feeding

4. Basic knowledge about buildings for horses

5. Horse psychology

6. Horse care

7. Evaluation of horse exterior

8. Hooves and horse shoeing

9. Age evaluation on the base of teeth

10. Horse identification

11. Stud books and horse registers

12. Carriage usability

13. Saddle usability

14. Basic knowledge of horse reproduction

Equestrian sport disciplines


1. Horse breeding by Peter Rossdale

2. The Horse Companion: A Comprehensive Guide to the World of Horses, Including All You Need to Know About Riding Skills, Equipment, Healthcare, Grooming, and Diet by Jane Holderness-Roddam,

3. Equine Stud Management: A Textbook for Students by Melanie Bailey

4. Equine Reproductive Physiology, Breeding and Stud Management by Mina C.G.Davies Morel

5. From Foal to Full-grown by Janet Lorch, Bob Langrish

Efekty uczenia się:


Student explains the origin of horses, describes the kind of Equus and distinguish its subtypes, lists and characterizes the most important race horses bred in Poland and in the world

Student defines the characteristics of horses affecting their usability, indicates directions for use of horses and describes the types of utility

Student sets out the principles of breeding, describes methods for assessing horses and explains the genetic determinants of selected features

Student explains the basic concepts associated with reproduction, growth of foals, clarifies the rearing, feeding and care, identifies the forms of behavior of horses


Student analyzes and interprets the requirements of horses in terms of space and nutrition taking into account breed, age and sex of the horse, the climate and natural features of the site, system maintenance, type of facility, the manner of use

Student apply the principles of behavior of the horse, uses elements of psychology in the handling of the horse and its care

Student prepares written, graphic and point evaluation of conformation taking into consideration defect structure and attitude, takes body measurements and calculated indices conformation, assess the age of the horses on the appearance of the teeth and carry identification in accordance with existing requirements

Student presents the construction of harness and horse-drawn vehicles, bridles, saddles, equestrian sport as specific use of horses

Student interprets zootechnical aspects of the breeding of horses using the principles of work-based culture stud books, records and documentation of breeding

Student himself develops and executes design elements the breeding based on individually assigned assumptions

Social competence

Student is aware of the responsibility for decisions concerning the professional Arabian horse breeding

Student shows determination in the assimilation of a very detailed knowledge, understand its relevance to practice

Student has the ability to solving problems related to the implementation of design and actually sees the relationship between science and practice in this area

Metody i kryteria oceniania:

Lectures: written exam

Clases: test of knowledge, preparation of project

Grade 3.0 Knowledge and practical skills 56-60%

Grade 3.5 Knowledge and practical skills 61-70%

Grade 4.0 Knowledge and practical skills 71-80

Grade 4.5 Knowledge and practical skills 81-90%

Grade 5.0 Knowledge and practical skills >90%

Praktyki zawodowe:


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