- Paperback: 396 pages
- Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (March 31, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0470239522
- ISBN-13: 978-0470239520
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 1 x 9.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 32 customer reviews
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Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternativetherapies
From foal to senior, give your horse a happy, healthylife
Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? Thisplain-English guide gives you all the latest information on equinenutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse's bodyfunctions and how to keep it in good working order. You'll see howto perform checkups safely at home, spot the signs of illness, andhelp your horse age gracefully.
Discover how to:
Manage your horse's diet
Identify, control, and prevent equine diseases
Breed your horse
Care for pregnant mares and newborns
House and groom your horse
About the Author
Audrey Pavia is the former editor of HorseIllustrated magazine and an awardwinning freelance writerspecializing in equine subjects. She has authored articles onvarious equine topics in a number of horse publications, includingWestern Horseman, Horses USA, Thoroughbred Times, AppaloosaJournal, Paint Horse Journal, Veterinary Product News, andUSDF Connection magazines. She has written five horse booksbesides Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies, includingHorses For Dummies, 2nd Edition (Wiley), Horseback RidingFor Dummies (Wiley), and Trail Riding: A Complete Guide(Howell Book House).
In addition to her experience as an equine writer, she’s alsoa former Managing Editor of Dog Fancy magazine and a formerSenior Editor of the American Kennel Club Gazette. She hasauthored more than 100 articles on the subject of animals and haswritten several books on various kinds of pets.
Audrey has been involved with horses since the age of 9. She hasowned and cared for horses throughout her life, and has trained inboth Western and English disciplines. She currently participates incompetitive trail riding. Audrey resides in Norco, California.
Kate Gentry-Running, DVM, CVA, is a practicingveterinarian with 27 years of experience and an emphasis in equineintegrative medicine. She has a particular passion for educatinghorse owners.
Dr. Running received her veterinary degree in 1980 from theUniversity of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She wascertified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in2001 and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree inTraditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at the Chi Institute inGainesville, Florida.
Dr. Running breeds and trains cutting horses at her ranch in Tolar,Texas.
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