Nutrition, feeding and Dietology

A.Y. 2016/2017
Lesson for
6
Max ECTS
64
Overall hours
Language
Italian

Course structure and Syllabus

Active edition
Yes
Responsible
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Agazzi Alessandro
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
Frontal lessons:
· Fundamentals on horse nutrition and nutrients absorption in the gastrointestinal tract (2hrs)
· Common feeds in horse nutrition (2hrs)
· Work load and nutrients utilization (2hrs)
· Horse physiological condition-dietetics (2hrs)
· INRA and NRC nutritional feeding systems (4hrs)
· Mean retention time of the diet and diet digestibility (2hrs)
· Nutritional requirements for age, physiological condition and work load (2hrs)
· Nutrition for sport horse: aerobic vs. anaerobic work (2hrs)
· Nutritional related pathologies in horse (3hrs)
· Nutritional related pathologies prevention (3hrs)
· Macro and micro trace elements in horse nutrition in different stages or on different work loads (3hrs)
· Nutritional additives for increased performances in horse (3hrs)
· Supplement choice for sport practice (2hrs)



Training sessions:
Ration formulation for sport horses: anaerobic and aerobic conditions (8hrs)
Ration formulation for age and physiological conditions (8hrs)
Feed supplements formulation fopr different works (8hrs)
Ration formulation in nutritional-related pathologies affected horse (8hrs)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Syllabus
Frontal lessons:
· Fundamentals on horse nutrition and nutrients absorption in the gastrointestinal tract (2hrs)
· Common feeds in horse nutrition (2hrs)
· Work load and nutrients utilization (2hrs)
· Horse physiological condition-dietetics (2hrs)
· INRA and NRC nutritional feeding systems (4hrs)
· Mean retention time of the diet and diet digestibility (2hrs)
· Nutritional requirements for age, physiological condition and work load (2hrs)
· Nutrition for sport horse: aerobic vs. anaerobic work (2hrs)
· Nutritional related pathologies in horse (3hrs)
· Nutritional related pathologies prevention (3hrs)
· Macro and micro trace elements in horse nutrition in different stages or on different work loads (3hrs)
· Nutritional additives for increased performances in horse (3hrs)
· Supplement choice for sport practice (2hrs)



Training sessions:
Ration formulation for sport horses: anaerobic and aerobic conditions (8hrs)
Ration formulation for age and physiological conditions (8hrs)
Feed supplements formulation fopr different works (8hrs)
Ration formulation in nutritional-related pathologies affected horse (8hrs)
Lesson period
Second semester
Lesson period
Second semester
Assessment methods
Esame
Assessment result
voto verbalizzato in trentesimi
Professor(s)