Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Agriculture Food Sciences Schl

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

3 Lecture hours, 3 Practical or Laboratory hours

Incompatible

ANIM1011, ANIM1967D, ANIM3031, ANIM7120

Assessment methods

Progressive assessment and final exam.

Course coordinator

Dr Judy Cawdell-Smith and Ms Lynette Hilly

Study Abroad

This course is pre-approved for Study Abroad and Exchange students.

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2018 Gatton Internal Profile unavailable
Semester 2, 2018 External External Profile unavailable

Please Note: Course profiles marked as not available may still be in development.

Course description

This course provides the underpinning science of reproduction in the horse and its application to the equine breeding industry. Anatomy, physiology, endocrinology and reproductive behaviour in the mare and stallion are discussed. Students gain extensive experience in reproductive management of the mare. Causes of reproductive wastage including infertility, embryonic and fetal loss and foaling difficulties and care of the neonate are covered. The theory and practice of ultrasonography are presented. Students gain experience in areas such as semen collection and evaluation. The principles or artificial insemination, embryo transfer and other assisted reproductive techniques are also covered. Facility design and stud farm management are also discussed.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2016 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2014 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2012 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2010 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 External External Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 Gatton Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2008 External External Course Profile