Clinical and managemental approach in the equine athlete

A.Y. 2014/2015
Lesson for
8
Max ECTS
128
Overall hours
SSD
AGR/18 AGR/20 VET/08 VET/09 VET/10
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Il percorso formativo di Clinica e management del cavallo sportivo si prefigge di fornire agli studenti del V anno la possibilità di approfondire le varie tematiche relative alle problematiche mediche e gestionali del cavallo sportivo.

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Modulo: Cardiologia
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Zucca Enrica
Modulo: Diagnostica di laboratorio
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Zucca Enrica
Modulo: Medicina interna
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Ferro Elisabetta
Modulo: Medicina sportiva
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Ferrucci Francesco
Modulo: Nutrizione
AGR/18 - ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEEDING - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Agazzi Alessandro
Modulo: Ortopedia
VET/09 - VETERINARY CLINICAL SURGERY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Gualtieri Massimo
Modulo: Tecniche non invasive per la diagnostica ed il benessere del cavallo
AGR/20 - AQUACULTURE, POULTRY AND RABBIT SCIENCE - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Luzi Fabio
Modulo: Tecnologie della riproduzione e diagnostica riproduttiva
VET/10 - VETERINARY CLINICAL OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY - University credits: 1
Practicals: 16 hours
Professor: Cremonesi Fausto
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Medicina interna
Syllabus
Specialistic clinical examination, laboratory practice, seminars.
Modulo: Medicina sportiva
Syllabus
Protocols for poor performance evaluation at rest and on a high speed treadmill in the equine athlete.
Modulo: Cardiologia
Syllabus
Diagnosis and treatment of main disorders of the circulatory system
Modulo: Diagnostica di laboratorio
Syllabus
Selection and interpretation of laboratory paramenters for the diagnosis of several equine disorders.
Modulo: Ortopedia
Syllabus
Evaluation of lamenesses: diagnostic approach to the main osteo-articular diseases of the horse and its treatment. Elements for evaluation of radiographic findings. Elements of farriery.
Modulo: Tecnologie della riproduzione e diagnostica riproduttiva
Syllabus
Diagnostic ultrasonography in the mare and the stallion. Fertilization, management of pregnancy and parturition.
Modulo: Nutrizione
Syllabus
Frontal lessons
Horse nutrition (2 hours)
INRA and NRC requirements for horses (2hours)
Nutritional-related pathologies in horse and dietary approach (2hours)


Practical lessons
Diet formulation of horses with different work loads (2 hours)
Diet formulation in horse affected by different nutritional.relatyed pathologies (2hours)
Modulo: Tecniche non invasive per la diagnostica ed il benessere del cavallo
Syllabus
Non-invasive techniques for diagnosis and welfare of horses.

Lectures:
Infrared thermography: theory and applications in horses. It examines the main applications of the IRT technique
particularly with regard to sport horse and describes the possibilities for use in veterinary medicine.

Exercises:
Visits to equestrian centers and applications of thermography in the field.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Nutrizione
Syllabus
Frontal lessons
Horse nutrition (2 hours)
INRA and NRC requirements for horses (2hours)
Nutritional-related pathologies in horse and dietary approach (2hours)


Practical lessons
Diet formulation of horses with different work loads (2 hours)
Diet formulation in horse affected by different nutritional.relatyed pathologies (2hours)
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi