Feeding and Care of the Horse

Author: Lon D. Lewis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118694945

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 7330

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.

Professional Care of the Racehorse

A Guide to Grooming, Feeding, and Handling the Equine Athlete

Author: T. A. Landers

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: 9781581501353

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 303

View: 9870

This comprehensive manual provides instructions on all aspects of racehorse care. Photographs and explanatory text detail procedures for everything from cleaning a stall to feeding to grooming and bathing. In addition, the book describes how to detect signs of illness and lameness in the racehorse. Professional Care of the Racehorse is intended for all people who work with horses.

Equine Clinical Nutrition

Feeding and Care

Author: Lon D. Lewis,Anthony Knight,Bart Lewis,Corey Lewis

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780683049626

Category: Medical

Page: 587

View: 1083

This solidly clinical and practical text focuses on both nutritional and general care of the horse, whether idle, equine athlete, or general working horse. Also covered are developmental problems linked to nutrition. A color augmented chapter on toxic plants is unique to this text, and provides valuable information and conversion factors for various ages and physical demands.

Equine Nutrition and Feeding

Author: David Frape

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111827931X

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2968

Since the first edition of Equine Nutrition and Feeding waspublished in 1986, it has become the seminal work on the subject.It covers all the key topics that you need to know for your equinenutrition degree course. This comprehensive and clearly evidencedtextbook covers how food is digested and nutrients are used ingrowing, working and breeding horses. It also explains thescientific basis for calculating nutrient and dietary requirementsin an understandable manner, and shows you how to do thesecalculations. Special attention is also given to grassland andpasture, and to housing and diet-related diseases. Additional, student-friendly features include: References to the most up-to-date information, including“Nutrient Requirements of Horses”, from the NationalResearch Council (2007). Case histories to provide practical examples. Study questions at the end of each chapter to help you torevise. A comprehensive glossary of terms and abbreviations. Changes to this fourth edition: Evidence base has been expanded, with 646 new research reportsand papers being incorporated. Extensively revised to make navigation easier. A new section is dedicated to the weaning and growth of thefoal. This book is the essential text for any undergraduate andpostgraduate student of equine nutrition, equine veterinarymedicine, equine veterinary nursing or agricultural science. It isalso used by equine nutritionists and horse owners.

Horse Care and Health

Author: Brent P. Kelley

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 0791066533

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 2924

An overview of information about horses, including their evolution and history, proper care, and training.

Equine Science

Author: Rick Parker

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285225880

Category: Science

Page: 608

View: 1325

EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition imparts students with the basic understanding of horses necessary to be successful in equine care and management. Richly illustrated in full color, the book uses a logical, easy-to-follow outline to make both learning and lesson planning simple, while addressing essential topics like care and feeding, training, development and reproduction, illness, inheritance, and the history of horses. Bursting with helpful features, EQUINE SCIENCE, 4th Edition piques student interest with detailed graphics and photos, as well as informational sidebars, website references, and end-of chapter activities that test their knowledge of the material. Future equine professionals will especially appreciate the glossary of terms at the end of the text, as well as the appendix, which includes useful conversion factors and worksheets and provides contact information for professional organizations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Horse Dictionary

English-Language Terms Used in Equine Care, Feeding, Training, Treatment, Racing and Show

Author: Vivienne M. Eby

Publisher: McFarland Publishing

ISBN: 9780786411450

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 2991

Did you know that a cantle is the rear part of a saddle? Or that a jibbah is the bulge on the face of an Arabian horse located between the eyes? Over 6,600 common, specialized, and medical words and terms associated with equine care and training are defined in this comprehensive dictionary. Also included are slang terms and breeds of horses. Illustrations are provided for many of the definitions.

Gleason's Horse Book

The Only Authorized Work by America's King of Horse Tamers, Comprising History, Breeding, Training, Breaking, Buying, Feeding, Grooming, Shoeing, Doctoring, Telling Age, and General Care of the Horse

Author: Oscar Rudolph Gleason

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dummies (Bookselling)

Page: 416

View: 8232

Horse Housekeeping

Everything You Need to Know to Keep a Horse at Home

Author: Margaret Korda,Michael Korda

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 9780062032256

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 7585

In Horse Housekeeping, Margaret and Michael Korda (she is a successful novice- and training-level eventer and he is the author of Horse People) provide everything you need to know to set up a barn of your own and care for your horse (or horses) at home. Authoritative, inspirational, highly accessible, full of common sense and down-to-earth advice, all of it based on twenty-five years of experience, the Kordas' book is a basic resource for anybody who wants to keep horses in a safe, content, healthy, and cost-effective way at home, from detailed lists of things you need to have on hand to the basic (and not so basic) dos and don'ts of horse care. Divided into such useful chapters as "Fencing and Paddocks," "The Barn Routine," "The Care of the Horse," "People," "Feeding and Caring for the Horse," "Tack," "Horse Clothing," "Equipment," and "Care for the Aging Horse," it is helpfully illustrated and written in a voice that is at once informative, supportive, and full of funny (and not so funny) stories about horse housekeeping. The Kordas offer a unique and reliable guide to horse care that not only will be invaluable to beginner and experienced horse owners alike, but also is astonishingly readable. They take you through the steps of deciding if having a horse barn is practical for you, including helpful suggestions on space-saving barn designs, creating pastures, building fences, sample exercise routines, the right feed, the basics of horse health care, and the equipment needed for both horse care and property maintenance. This detailed, user-friendly compendium of down-home wisdom, entertaining stories, and straightforward horse sense will help you to set up a barn the right way, so you will have time to actually ride your horse.

Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Laura Lien,Sue Loly,Sheryl Ferguson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111876725X

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 4053

This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses,cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinarytechnician students learn everything they need to know about largeanimal medicine. Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for VeterinaryTechnicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth ofimages, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includesAVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint,physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnosticprocedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease. To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers reviewquestions and answers, case studies, and an image bank withadditional photographs to aid in breed identification. Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators,and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster andexpand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find LargeAnimal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluableresource.

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition

Health, Welfare and Performance

Author: Raymond J. Geor,Manfred Coenen,Patricia Harris

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054186

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 8331

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition is a comprehensive text resource on the nutrition and feeding management of horses. Over 20 experts from around the world share their wisdom on a topic of central relevance to all equine practitioners and the equine community generally. Both basic and applied (including healthy and diseased animals) nutrition and feeding management of horses and other equids (i.e. ponies, donkeys, wild equids) are covered. The book will appeal to a wide audienc: undergraduate and post-graduate students in equine science and veterinary medicine, veterinarians, equine nutritionists, horse trainers and owners. The clinical component will strengthen the appeal for equine veterinarians. Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition will be a "must have" for anyone involved in the care of horses, ponies and other equids. The book is divided into 3 parts: Basic or core nutrition in this context refers to digestive physiology of the horse and the principles of nutrition. Applied nutrition deals with the particular types of foods, and how to maintain an optimum diet through various life stages of the horse. You might characterize this aspect as prevention of disease through diet. Clinical nutrition covers various diseases induced by poor diet, and their dietary treatment and management. It also looks at specific feeding regimes useful in cases disease not specifically induced by diet. Authoritative, international contributions Strong coverage of clinical aspects either omitted from or only sparsely dealt with elsewhere Full colour throughout The only clinical equine nutrition book

Storey's Guide to Raising Horses, 2nd Edition

Breeding, Care, Facilities

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603426876

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 515

View: 5855

Raising horses successfully requires good preparation, hard work, and a sincere interest in your animals’ well-being. With in-depth information on all aspects of horsekeeping, including grooming, foaling, housing, diet, exercise, and medical care, this comprehensive guide covers everything you need to know to raise healthy and happy horses.

Cherry Hill's Horse Care for Kids

Grooming, Feeding, Behavior, Stable & Pasture, Health Care, Handling & Safety, Enjoying

Author: Cherry Hill

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1612122345

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 3944

Covering the essentials of equine care in a language appropriate for teen and preteen horse lovers, this guide provides everything young equestrians need to know to safely and enjoyably keep their horse healthy and happy. Veteran trainer Cherry Hill starts by making sure that the right animal is matched with the right rider, then progresses through feeding, grooming, behavior, safety, and health care. Encouraging their passion, Hill provides a roadmap for young horse enthusiasts to responsibly care for their cherished companion.

Horse Sense

The Guide to Horse Care in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Peter Huntington

Publisher: Landlinks Press

ISBN: 0643099093

Category: Science

Page: 352

View: 3159

Horse Sense provides an in-depth guide to horse care under conditions unique to Australia and New Zealand. It is written in an easy-to-read style to appeal to novices as well as experienced owners and covers all aspects of horse care and management. This new edition provides the latest information on new feeds and supplements, new techniques for handling horses, safe riding, and treating injuries, diseases, worms and other pests. The book also incorporates the latest standards and guidelines for the welfare of horses.

Getting Horses Fit

Author: Sarah Pilliner

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780632034765

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 5144

A new edition of an established textbook (first published in 1986) which explains exactly what is required of today's competition horse in order to meet modern demands. Sections on feeding and care of the competition horse are combined with the latest thoughts on equine physiology to make this book unique in the way in which it combines understandable science with practice. The second edition includes a completely new chapter on the utilisation of nutrients during exercise, which reflects the greater attention being paid to the combination of work and feeding as integral parts of a successful training and fitness programme. Another new chapter - on the role of equine sports physiology and sports therapy - outlines the latest research and its practical applications.

The Horse in Motion

The Anatomy and Physiology of Equine Locomotion

Author: Sarah Pilliner,Samantha Elmhurst,Zoe Davies

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118702360

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 765

We all want our horses to be able to perform to the best of theirability and we know that an effective training regime has manyfacets. The horse must be worked correctly, fed a balanced ration,mentally and physically healthy and well looked after. This bookexamines a further aspect of the horse’s performance: it isdesigned to help all horse owners and riders to understand how ahorse moves and how its anatomy helps, or hinders, thehorse’s athletic ability. First, the book uses sequences of photographs and detailedanatomical drawings to show the systems of support and movement ateach phase of each of the horse’s gaits. The walk, trot,canter, gallop and jump are all examined, and the effect of therider on the horse evaluated so that the rider can take appropriateaction to avoid hindering the horse. Tips are provided throughouton ways in which the horse’s life can be made easier, such assaddle fitting, warming up and cooling down procedures.

The Farriers's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary:

Containing the Art of Farriery in All Its Branches; with Whatever Relates to the Manage, and to the Knowledge, Breeding, Feeding, and Dieting of Horses ...

Author: Thomas Wallis (surgeon.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Horses

Page: 330

View: 532