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Anatomy of the Horse

Author : Klaus-Dieter Budras
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This atlas is superbly illustrated with colour drawings, photographs, and radiographs providing the reader with detailed information on the structure, function, and clinical relevance of all equine body systems and their interaction in the live animal. An essential resource for learning and revision, this fourth edition will be a valuable reference for veterinary practitioners and for those who own and work with horses.

Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies

Author : Audrey Pavia
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Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies gives you up-to-the-minute guidance on keeping horses healthy at all stages of life. It provides the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse’s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies, this completely practical, plain-English guide explains exactly what to feed your four-legged “hayburner” and how much. You’ll find out what kind of preventive care is vital to keeping your horse in good physical shape and how to recognize signs of illness when things go wrong. You’ll get the low-down on the diseases and conditions most likely to plague the domestic horse and find help in deciding whether to treat problems yourself or call the vet. Discover how to: Manage your horse’s diet House your horse safely and comfortably Tend to the daily details of horse care Examine coat, eyes, hooves and manure Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases Understand links between horse behavior and health Practice good horse nutrition Grow your own horse food Cover horse-health-care costs Breed your horse Care for pregnant mares and newborns A healthy horse is a happy horse. Keep your horse fit with a little help from Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies, and you’ll be happy too!

Horse Sense

Author : Peter Huntington
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This new edition provides the latest information on new feeds and supplements; new techniques for gently breaking in young horses, handling difficult horses, safe riding, and treating injuries, diseases, worms and other pests.

The Miniature Horse in Review

Author : Toni M. Leland
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Page after page is filled with excellent up-to-date information on such things as the importance of the pre-purchase examination, reproduction guidelines for both mares and stallions, mortality and liability insurance, syndication of stallions, advertising and marketing the Miniature Horse, basics of driving, and the purchase and care of tack & equipment, and more! The articles are lavished with over 60 excellent photographs and detailed illustrations. A substantial appendix gives additional information on registries, the "standards of perfection," additional reading sources, and a comprehensive glossary.

The Lame Horse

Author : James R. Rooney
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Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse

Author : Rick L. Cowell
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Diagnostic Cytology and Hematology of the Horse is a practical reference that presents common clinical findings in an easy-to-use text/atlas format. A general chapter discusses sample collections and techniques, followed by a 'systems' approach and chapters on specific types of fluid. Within systems chapters, normal findings are established and then abnormal findings are presented by class of problems, such as bacterial lesions, fungal lesions, parasitic lesions, etc. in the case of the eye. Algorithms on sample evaluations enhance text discussions by guiding readers to the most likely cytologic diagnosis. In addition, a color plate section features 64 illustrations for convenient comparison of cell types and infectious agents. A detailed index makes this edition even more useful as a quick clinical reference, ideal for helping readers understand correct collection and handling procedures, avoid costly errors, and make accurate diagnoses. Logical systems approach allows quick access to information Updated information on all aspects of cytologic and haematologic diagnosis in horses Algorithms, a popular feature of the first edition, guide readers toward likely diagnosis based on sample findings Atlas section at end of book allows readers to quickly view and compare cell types to aid in diagnosis Completely revised/rewritten chapters on gastrointestinal tract, cerebrospinal fluid, and synovial fluid, reflecting new tests and methods of collection Completely revamped art program, with hundreds of new full-colour slides Updated terminology reflects current language used in the field (e.g., new bacterial/viral/protozoal species names)

The Medieval Horse and Its Equipment C 1150 c 1450

Author : John Clark
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Over 400 recent finds associated with horses and excavated in London, from the utilitarian to the highly decorated, illustrated and discussed.

The Domestic Horse

Author : D. S. Mills
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This fascinating 2005 book gives an insight into the behaviour of the domestic horse. Suitable for scientists, professionals and enthusiastic owners.

The Genetics of the Horse

Author : Ann T. Bowling
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The theory and application of mammalian genetics have been evolving rapidly over the past two decades. This has given scientists fresh insight into the biological processes which affect the functions of the animal in question. This is the latest title in our successful series of genetics books. Reference book providing a comprehensive review of the current research in horse geneticsChapters written by international experts in the field Of worldwide relevance

Horse Safe

Author : Jane Myers
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Horse Safe covers safety around horses in detail and aims to raise awareness of what can happen. Beginning with an explanation of a horses natural behavioral characteristics, such as herd behavior, intelligence and body language, the author then presents the more human aspects of horse safety - safety equipment and how it should be maintained, the working environment, systems for safe horse management, safe riding, training for safe horses, and transporting horses safely. The book concludes with a chapter on how to reduce the risks when buying a horse and how to avoid potential pitfalls.

Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners

Author : Captain M. Horace Hayes
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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 Happy Horse

Author : Iain Coleman
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If you want to develop the best relationship with your horse, understanding its needs and behaviour is the key. Based on well-proven principles of horse psychology, this comprehensive book gives you practical advice on: buying, training, nutrition, first aid, floating, behavioural problems, stable management.Whether you're new to horses or have a lifetime of experience, your partnership with them is always evolving. "The Happy Horse" is ideal for horse lovers, riders and handlers at every level, including: experienced horse owners, pony club members, recreational riders, people on the land.Achieving a new and more rewarding level of understanding with this extraordinary animal begins here.

A Song for the Horse Nation

Author : National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
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Presents an illustrated examination of the role of horses in Native American culture and history, providing information on the depiction of horses in tribal clothing, tools, and other objects.

The Whole Horse Catalog

Author : Steven D. Price
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Povides information on a wide range of products, services, organizations, and events of interest to horse owners, trainers, and riders, covering such topics as horse selection and care, and stable management

The Behaviour and Welfare of the Horse

Author : Andrew Ferguson Fraser
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Rev. ed. of: The behaviour of the horse / Andrew F. Fraser. c1992.

The Horse in Art

Author : John Baskett
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Looks at painting and sculpture throughout history to examine the role and presentation of the horse in ancient, Oriental, medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and modern art.

Metal Horse Figurines

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A comprehensive collector's guide to metal horse figurines, especially pot metal models.

Przewalski s Horse

Author : Lee Boyd
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Przewalski's horse, the only true horse never to have been domesticated, is believed to be extinct in the wild. Experts from around the world come together in this book and offer a complete synthesis of knowledge about the species to date. Topics included are taxonomy, morphology, former geographic distribution, history in captivity, the studbook, genetics, population biology, nutrition, veterinary care, reproduction, and behavior. Implications for management are also included and are especially relevant in light of recent plans to attempt the reintroduction of Przewalski's horses into the wild. This book provides a valuable reference to those charged with managing this endangered species in captivity and implementing its reintroduction.

The Belgian Horse

Author : Sarah Maass
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Describes the Belgian horse, including its history, physical features, and uses today. Includes a photo diagram of the horse.

Monte Foreman s Horse training Science

Author : Monte Foreman
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Discusses bits and saddles, describes the physical and mental abilities of horses, and demonstrates various riding skills, including stops, rolls, and spins