A 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. Touches on 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, this book is an indispensable tool for every home, stable, and ranch.
Paperback, 720 pages.