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The most comprehensive, up-to-date horse care book available
This all-new edition of the popular classic contains important updates and new information on the latest veterinary practices and research. It gives you trusted guidance and immediate answers when the vet's office is closed, potentially life-saving instructions for emergency situations, and additional insight post-diagnosis. New and updated information includes:
Vaccinations, drugs, and dewormers
Pigeon Fever and West Nile Virus
New fertility treatments and methods for monitoring estrus and pregnancy, and coverage of Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome
Foal CPR and newborn care
Advancements in dental health, orthopedic problems, colic, fractures and breaks, cancer, genetics, and more
Enhanced coverage of geriatric care and health concerns in the older horse
Alternative therapies, including massage, chiropractic care, osteopathic care, physical therapy, acupuncture, and nutraceuticals
The latest nutrition guidelines from The National Research Council
Expanded guidance on common forage and landscape toxins
With the guidance of this book and a good working partnership with your veterinarian, you can keep your beloved horse healthy for life.
Chock-full of information, the latest edition of the trusted classic is organized to allow you to find what you need—with confidence and ease.
A special Index of Signs and Symptoms is on the inside of the front cover for fast referral. Consult this if your horse exhibits any symptoms or unexplained behavior.
A detailed Contents list outlines the organs and body systems that are the sites of disease.
A General Index gives you a comprehensive guide to the book's medical information. Bolded page numbers help you identify more detailed coverage of the subject.
Cross-references note pertinent supplementary information.
A Glossary defines medical terms that are commonly used by veterinarians.
As a bonus, go online to find additional references on: sample reference values for laboratory tests, and guides to antibiotics, antifungals, antiprotozoals, and common drugs your veterinarian might prescribe.
Looks nothing like the photo. Hardcover book with no dust jacket. Info is good though.Published 5 days ago by Amanda
Very thick book and we done. I don't know the ins and outs of the content but for the one receiving it they were very ecstatic to have it.Published 7 days ago by Adam
This is the first veterinary-related book that I have seen that is designed for the average person that does not have a medical background. It is clear and concise. Read morePublished 2 months ago by GAD781
Great to have nearby,can save $ if you can fix it yourself vs paying for a farm call. We have 2 broodmares,2 yearlings,1 new filly on the ground and another due any minute so... Read morePublished 2 months ago by D. Marroletti
Excellent book. We have several horses and this book has been a great assist in determining when to, or not to call the vet.Published 3 months ago by carolanne
Use this reference all the time, very helpful and easy to follow to give a basic understanding.Published 4 months ago by TMA