The Course is aimed at providing background information regarding equine exercise physiology, training techniques and performance evaluation in different equestrian disciplines, which will be achieved by means of room lectures, seminars and practical field training.
Expected learning outcomes
1) Knowledge and understanding: the student will have to demonstrate a good knowledge of equine exercise phisiology, training techniques and performance evaluation in different equestrian disciplines. 2) Ability to apply knowledge and understanding: the student will have to be able to apply the theoretical knowledge acquired in the practice of sport horses. 3) Autonomy of judgement: the student will have to learn critically and actively both the information provided by the professor and those coming from the recommended texts and teaching materials. 4) Communication skills: the student will be able to explain the concepts acquired during the lessons and training with appropriate and updated terminology
Lesson period: Second semester
(In case of multiple editions, please check the period, as it may vary)