The Veterinary Care of the Horse


Author: Sue Devereux,Karen Coumbe
Publisher: J. A. Allen, Limited
ISBN: 9780851319247
Category: Medical
Page: 752
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This is a greatly enlarged, revised and updated edition of what has, for many years, been widely acknowledged as the leading veterinary book in the field, appreciated by horse-owners and students alike. With its clear, easy to reference format and profuse photographs, plus a new section on holistic and alternative therapies, this long-awaited new edition will be welcomed by everyone involved with the care of horses at any level. Topics include: preventative medicine; wound management and healing; treating the lame horse; conditions of the horse's foot; tendon and ligament problems; joint problems; synovial effusions; diseases of the bone and of the muscle; neurological conditions; the spine and pelvis; physiotherapy; complementary therapies; respiratory system; the skin; the lymphatic system; endocrine disorders; digestive system; eye injury and disease; and the reproductive system.

An Illustrated Guide to Veterinary Care of the Horse


Author: Colin Vogel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Horses
Page: 176
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This book represents the first attempt in modern times to provide the horse owner with a comprehensive guide to how the body systems of the horse work in health combined with an exhaustive guide to their ailments. It is written in language which can be understood by the layman and with the scientific accuracy necessary for students. Enabling the reader to find out fast the symptoms and causes of problems, action to be taken, and the likely prognosis. The use of colour for the first time in an equine veterinary book of this scope leads to a saving on text and an expansion of understanding.

All Horse Systems Go

The Horse Owner's Full-Color Veterinary Care and Conditioning Resource for Modern Performance, Sport, and Pleasure Horses
Author: Nancy S Loving
Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books
ISBN: 1570767009
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 616
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A ridden horse is an athletic horse, and just as a human athlete needs to gauge his diet, condition his cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and take meticulous care of his muscles, bones, and ligaments, so too must the rider maintain these systems in her horse. Now, for the first time in one, full-color comprehensive book, Dr. Nancy S. Loving, noted equine veterinarian and dressage, event, and distance riding competitor, addresses the singularly challenging needs of keeping the working horse in working order. With chapters devoted to cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, digestive, and reproductive health, as well to the hooves, bones, joints, tendons and ligaments, muscles, and skin, Dr. Loving provides a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the equine body. However, this is not just another veterinary manual. While diseases are indeed clearly explained, and relevant diagnostic tools and methods of prevention and treatment are offered for various ailments, Dr. Loving sets her book apart by diligently applying her scientific knowledge to the practical needs of every pleasure, sport, and performance horse owner—whether you simply hack with friends or compete at the highest level. Over 500 color photographs and 4,000 index entries suitably enrich this consummate text. Whether used as a study guide to better understand your equine athlete or as a quick-find reference when you notice a mysterious new swelling on his near foreleg, All Horse Systems Go is the integral ingredient to ensuring your horse can perform to the very best of his ability, whatever his task may be.

Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse


Author: Lais R.R. Costa,Mary Rose Paradis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111870066X
Category: Medical
Page: 680
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Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is a detailed step-by-step guide to clinical skills in equine practice. With information on techniques ranging from physical examination and blood sampling to lameness and neurologic exams and other specialized procedures, the book is an aid to confidently and effectively performing procedures used in daily equine practice. Well illustrated with clinical photographs throughout, the book’s focus is on providing thorough, easy-to-understand descriptions of 80 techniques necessary for examining and treating horses. Each topic includes a summary of the purpose, potential complications, equipment and proper restraint for each procedure, with a detailed description of each action for the technique and the rationale behind it. More than 1,100 full-colour clinical photographs demonstrate the techniques. Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is an essential purchase for any veterinary practice seeing equine patients. Key features Details each step for 80 common procedures for veterinary care of the horse Supports veterinarians and technicians in performing techniques in daily equine practice Presents more than 1,100 images depicting the steps described in the text Covers the purpose, potential complications, equipment, restraint, actions and rationale for each procedure Offers a practical patient-side reference to essential techniques in clinical practice, ranging from basic assessment to specialized procedures

Equine Health and Emergency Management


Author: Bonny Henderson
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1418065676
Category: Science
Page: 416
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Recognizing and quickly reacting to emergencies involving a horse are critical to its well being and survival. Equine Health and Emergency Management provides essential knowledge in all aspects of the emergent care of horses. The book begins by emphasizing the importance of horsemanship in the prevention of injury and disease. Facility safety and stable management are key factors in prevention, as is a thorough understanding and knowledge of the healthy horse, broodmare, and foal. Once this essential knowledge base is achieved the book progresses to discussion of preparing for and managing emergencies. Assessment and treatment skills are addressed. Then diseases and trauma of each body system are covered outlining the clinical signs, vital signs, history or possible causes, actions to take, and prevention strategies for each. The book concludes by addressing the assessment, planning, and preparation needs when faced with a manmade or natural disaster. No horse owner or veterinary professional specializing in the care of horses should be without Equine Health and Emergency Management. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Deborah Reeder,Sheri Miller,DeeAnn Wilfong,Midge Leitch,Dana Zimmel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118504828
Category: Medical
Page: 424
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AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians offers a compendium of information on the care and treatment of horses for equine veterinary technicians. Highly accessible and easy to use, the book builds on the basics of equine care to provide a complete reference for equine nursing and technical skills. AAEVT's Equine Manual for Veterinary Technicians is an invaluable guide for qualified equine veterinary technicians and assistants, particularly those earning their equine certification, vet tech students, and equine practices.

The Equine Hospital Manual


Author: Kevin Corley,Jennifer Stephen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444309374
Category: Medical
Page: 752
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The must-have resource drawing together all aspects of hospital care of the horse and specialist techniques in equine medicine. Written by a team of over 30 international experts working at the cutting edge of equine medicine and surgery. The emphasis is on practical, easy-to-access information, with a sound basis in evidence based medicine and full references for further enquiry. The Equine Hospital Manual covers the range of procedures used on hospitalized adult horses and foals from the simple to the advanced. The book is liberally illustrated with photographs and line drawings. Covering: Basic skills including physical examination, blood collection, and bandaging Advanced skills including mechanical ventilation, lung biopsy and cardiac output measurement Designing and setting up an equine hospital Biosecurity Therapeutic drugs used in horses and their doses Nutrition for hospital patients, including TPN and PPN Fluid therapy – choices, amounts and pitfalls Anaesthesia – equipment, techniques and post-operative care including analgesia Reflecting the substantial trend in recent years to treat horses in a hospital rather than in the field, this book provides all you need to know whether you have facilities to treat one or one hundred horses.

Equine Veterinary Nursing


Author: Karen Coumbe
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118336267
Category: Medical
Page: 496
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The breadth and depth of expertise essential for equineveterinary nursing today is provided in this definitive textbook. Thoroughly revised and updated in its second edition, and nowfully illustrated in colour. This book covers the content ofthe ever-expanding equine nursing syllabus, while still succinctlycovering all the basics that veterinary nurses specialising inother species need to know. The key subjects included are: basicequine management, medical and surgical equine nursing, nutrition,reproduction and foal care, emergency first aid, and the theoryunderpinning these and other important topics. Equine Veterinary Nursing Second Edition is presented ina clear and user-friendly manner, appropriate for all thoseinvolved in equine nursing. A practical approach is used throughoutand procedures are illustrated with a large number of line diagramsand clinical photographs. It is an essential manual for all studentand qualified equine veterinary nurses and all those involved inthe care of horses. KEY FEATURES Includes a new chapter on the equine nurse’s professionalresponsibilities Major revisions to the chapters on diagnostic imaging andsurgical nursing to reflect advances in technology andtechniques All information on health and safety management updated inkeeping with new regulations Authors include both vets and experienced equine nurses Endorsed by the British Equine Veterinary Association "With the increasing demands of equine practice has come theneed for well trained and competent equine nurses. There have beensignificant improvements in and expansion of the equine VeterinaryNurse training syllabus over the past few years to meet thesedemands. This new and updated edition of Equine VeterinaryNursing covers all aspects of the new syllabus with wellwritten and illustrated chapters from a wide range of knowledgableand experienced authors. The British Equine Veterinary Associationis pleased to endorse this text as a 'must have' for all traineeequine veterinary nurses and their training practices."- Deidre M Carson BVSc(Syd) MRCVS Immediate Past President, BEVA

Feeding and Care of the Horse


Author: Lon D. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118694945
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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This is the concise, easy-to-use version of Dr. Lewis's Equine Clinical Nutrition, Feeding and Care. It includes a full-color section identifying toxic plants and provides practical information on the diversified effects of different nutrients, feeds and supplements on a horse's athletic performance, reproduction, growth, hooves, appetite, behavior and disease. The book can help prevent common, but expensive problems in horses of all ages.

Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated


Author: Equine Research
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794518
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 720
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It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977 and now available for the first time in paperback, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing diseases, unsoundnesses and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia is an indispensable tool for every home, barn, and ranch. The highly acclaimed reference on equine medical treatment and preventive care. It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but also to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977, and now thoroughly updated with the latest veterinary advances, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing disease, unsoundness, and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; infectious diseases such as West Nile virus; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, is an indispensable tool for every home, stable, and ranch.

Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners

New Revised Edition of the Standard Work for More Than 100 Years
Author: Captain M. Horace Hayes,Roy Knightbridge
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743234197
Category: Medical
Page: 880
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A revised edition of the guide to equine health care provides comprehensive coverage of such topics as infectious diseases and health management, and provides new chapters on performance and artificial insemination. 15,000 first printing.

The Horse Doctor is in

A Kentucky Veterinarian's Advice and Wisdom on Horse Health Care
Author: Brent P. Kelley
Publisher: Storey Kids
ISBN: 9781580174602
Category: Medical
Page: 406
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Provides information about diseases which affect horses along with anecdotes from the author's veterinary practice.

Ambulatory Practice, An Issue of Veterinary Clinics: Equine Practice E-Book


Author: David W. Ramey,Mark R. Baus
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455745065
Category: Medical
Page: 274
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The equine practitioner will find this comprehensive issue packed with useful, important information on ambulatory practice. Topics include challenges of ambulatory practice, equipment considerations, client psychology and expectations, technology and the ambulatory practitioner, ambulatory medicine, ambulatory surgery and surgical referral, lameness in ambulatory practice, foot care and veterinarian/farrier relations, ophthalmology in ambulatory practice, reproduction in ambulatory practice, dermatology in ambulatory practice, wound care, wellness care, purchase exams and much more!

Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse - E-Book


Author: Michael W. Ross,Sue J. Dyson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437711766
Category: Medical
Page: 1424
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Covering many different diagnostic tools, this essential resource explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Broader in scope than any other book of its kind, this edition describes equine sporting activities and specific lameness conditions in major sport horse types, and includes up-to-date information on all imaging modalities. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Cutting-edge information on diagnostic application for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging includes the most comprehensive section available on MRI in the live horse. Coverage of traditional treatment modalities also includes many aspects of alternative therapy, with a practical and realistic perspective on prognosis. An examination of the various types of horses used in sports describes the lameness conditions to which each horse type is particularly prone, as well as differences in prognosis. Guidelines on how to proceed when a diagnosis cannot easily be reached help you manage conditions when faced with the limitations of current diagnostic capabilities. Clinical examination and diagnostic analgesia are given a special emphasis. Practical, hands-on information covers a wide range of horse types from around the world. A global perspective is provided by a team of international authors, editors, and contributors. A full-color insert shows thermography images. Updated chapters include the most current information on topics such as MRI, foot pain, stem cell therapy, and shock wave treatment. Two new chapters include The Biomechanics of the Equine Limb and its Effect on Lameness and Clinical Use of Stem Cells, Marrow Components, and Other Growth Factors. The chapter on the hock has been expanded substantially, and the section on lameness associated with the foot has been completely rewritten to include state-of-the-art information based on what has been learned from MRI. Many new figures appear throughout the book.

Ultimate Horse Care

The Complete Veterinary Guide
Author: John McEwen
Publisher: Howell Book House
ISBN: 9781582451701
Category: Pets
Page: 272
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Whether in a parade, on the battlefield, behind a plow, or in the saddle, people have been enjoying the beauty, majesty, and strength of the horse for hundreds of years. Now more than ever horse owners are paying attention to how the horse functions and how to improve the quality of life for their equine companion. Ultimate Horse Care focuses on practical horse care for the modern horse. From common ailments to alternative methods of treatment, you will get to know your horse inside and out.

Equine Exercise Physiology

The Science of Exercise in the Athletic Horse
Author: Kenneth William Hinchcliff,Andris J. Kaneps,Raymond J. Geor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702028576
Category: Medical
Page: 463
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Equine Exercise Physiology provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic sciences required for an understanding of the physiology of the equine athlete. This book provides a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training. It is the ideal resource for those interested in equine exercise physiology: undergraduate and post-graduate students in exercise science, comparative physiology, biology and veterinary science; veterinary students; horse trainers and owners of sport horses; journalists writing in equine specialty magazines; and interested lay persons. Topics include: the musculoskeletal system and physiology; tendon, ligament and joint physiology; the biomechanics of locomotion; respiratory, cardiovascular and gastrointestinal systems; metabolism and nutritional management; thermoregulation; hematology and immunology Written by the top experts currently working in the area of equine exercise physiology Designed for those seeking comprehensive information in a digestible format about the basic science of equine exercise physiology, rather than the clinical aspects Over 250 high quality illustrations that amplify and illustrate important points Information available in a readily accessible format.

Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine


Author: Louise Southwood,Pamela A. Wilkins
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1840766522
Category: Medical
Page: 880
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Early recognition of problems by owners, appropriate first aid, and timely referral by field veterinarians improve the chance of survival for horses requiring emergency management and critical care. With a view toward improving patient outcome, Equine Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is written by a team of enthusiastic equine specialists who explore a host of conditions that the equine veterinarian will encounter. Areas covered include: Digestive, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, urogenital, and nervous systems Neonatal diseases Lacerations, wounds, and skin diseases requiring emergency care Emergency ophthalmological problems Toxicology Antimicrobial drugs and nutritional support Fluid, inotrope, and vasopressor therapy Sedation and analgesia Systemic inflammatory response The postoperative colic patient Critical care of the pregnant mare and neonate The recumbent horse For each disease or condition, the book includes an overview, key points, etiology/pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management/treatment. It also provides step-by-step instructions on frequently performed procedures for the emergency/critical care patient. The text features a concise, bullet-point style to facilitate quick assimilation, along with color photos and useful charts and diagrams. Equine veterinarians will find this book an essential addition to their libraries.

The Domestication and Exploitation of Plants and Animals


Author: Peter John Ucko,G. W. Dimbleby
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
ISBN: 0202365573
Category: Social Science
Page: 581
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The domestication of plants and animals was one of the greatest steps forward taken by mankind. Although it was first achieved long ago, we still need to know what led to it and how, and even when, it took place. Only when we have this understanding will we be able to appreciate fully the important social and economic consequences of this step. Even more important, an understanding of this achievement is basic to any insight into modern man's relationship to his habitat. In the last decade or two a change in methods of investigating these events has taken place, due to the mutual realization by archaeologists and natural scientists that each held part of the key and neither alone had the whole. Inevitably, perhaps, the floodgate that was opened has resulted in a spate of new knowledge, which is scattered in the form of specialist reports in diverse journals. This volume results from presentations at the Institute of Archaeology, London University, discussing the domestication and exploitation of plants and animals. Workers in the archaeological, anthropological, and biological fields attempted to bridge the gap between their respective disciplines through personal contact and discussion. Modern techniques and the result of their application to the classical problems of domestication, selection, and spread of cereals and of cattle were discussed, but so were comparable problems in plants and animals not previously considered in this context. Although there were differing opinions on taxonomic classification, the editors have standardized and simplified the usage throughout this book. In particular, they have omitted references to authorities and adopted the binomial classification for both botanical and zoological names. They followed this procedure in all cases except where sub-specific differences are discussed and also standardized orthography of sites. Peter J. Ucko is professor emeritus of archaeology at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. His research interests include the history of archaeology, prehistoric art and images, and interpretation of archaeological collections and site displays. G. W. Dimbleby (1917-2000) was Chair of Human Environment at the Institute of Archaeology, London University. He was the founding editor of the Journal of Archeological Science. Throughout his life he served on important committees such as Science-based Archaeology Committee of the Science Research Council and the Committee for Rescue Archaeology of the Ancient Monuments Board of England.

A Byzantine Encyclopaedia of Horse Medicine

The Sources, Compilation, and Transmission of the Hippiatrica
Author: Anne McCabe
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191535109
Category: History
Page: 368
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How were Greek texts on the care and medical treatment of the horse transmitted from antiquity to the present day? Using the evidence of Byzantine manuscripts of the veterinary compilation known as the Hippiatrica, Anne McCabe traces the journey of the texts from the stables to the medieval scriptorium and ultimately to the printed edition. Surviving manuscripts include both magnificent presentation copies and plain ones intended for use in the field. The Hippiatrica is a rich and little-known source of information about horses, medicine, and magic. This book provides a guide to its complex history as well as a host of fascinating details, and includes colour illustrations of a number of manuscript pages.