Equine Exercise Physiology

This course will provide students will a detailed understanding of exercise physiology and the adaptations that occur in response to athletic function.


20 credits.

Course leader

Bryony Lancaster

Short description of course

It will focus on the design and suitability of various training regimes for all classes of the equine athlete and methods of assessing and monitoring fitness in the horse.

Consideration will also be given to the health and welfare of the performance horse and the evaluation of the current research in this area of equine science.

Learning outcomes

Horse heart rate monitor

For details about the course, including the learning outcomes, you can visit theĀ  Degree Regulations & Programmes of Study page.