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Books > Professional & Technical > Veterinary science > Veterinary science: large animals (domestic / farm) > Equine veterinary science

The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need - Care, Training, and Rehabilitation for Rescues, Purchases, and Adoptions (Paperback):... The Ultimate Guide for Horses in Need - Care, Training, and Rehabilitation for Rescues, Purchases, and Adoptions (Paperback)
Stacie G Boswell
R787 R637 Discovery Miles 6 370 Save R150 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 10.0px Helvetica} In the United States alone, it is estimated that almost 150,000 horses per year are unwanted. This number grows exponentially when you consider horses worldwide. What is 'unwanted'? The term is used to refer to horses that are old, injured, sick, unmanageable, or fail to meet expectations. The horse may have a lameness or illness...or he could just be the wrong colour or gender. His problem could be life-threatening...or chronic and manageable. He may have a mild behavioural problem... or a severe one. The good news is, today, more and more individuals are choosing to give an unwanted horse a second chance. Whether through purchase, adoption, or rescue, the horse in the 'wrong' situation has a chance to find his way to the 'right one'. Dr. Stacie Boswell's goal is to restore health and comfort to every horse in transition, and to help him learn how to function as the horse he is expected to be - from the Thoroughbred off the track to the grade pony from the field down the road. She has compiled hundreds of case studies highlighting the areas of concern in the horse 'in need', and in these pages details proactive methods of handling common medical problems and health issues, from nutrition and dentistry to deworming and hoofcare to traumatic injury and emergency rescue scenarios. Dr. Boswell then explains the ways that, as a new horse is rehabilitated physically, specific training techniques can help him adapt to the positive changes in his care and environment.

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer Handbook of Equine Parasite Control (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer
R2,851 R2,630 Discovery Miles 26 300 Save R221 (8%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

Saunders Equine Formulary (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Derek C. Knottenbelt, Fernando Malalana Saunders Equine Formulary (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Derek C. Knottenbelt, Fernando Malalana
R1,437 R1,273 Discovery Miles 12 730 Save R164 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is an indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses. This new edition has been fully revised, updated and re-written in a more user-friendly style and format with the inclusion of high quality line drawings and photographs to aid understanding. Also, a conscious decision was made to use generic drug names making this as relevant as possible for everybody working in the equine field all over the world. A listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is contained in just one volume, designed with the final-year vet student and recent graduate in mind. Information on drug dosages and adverse reactions reflects manufacturers' recommendations in data sheets and literature inserts. Clinical Aids section provides highly practical advice and quick synopses for the most common scenarios likely to occur on a field visit, such as bandaging techniques, humane destruction, and restraint techniques. Practical, universal relevance is created by the use of SI units and generic drug names - making this reference useful to everyone working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist. Practical, step-by-step instructions summarize principal diagnostic tests. NEW! A handy interactive app format allows extra-quick, point-of-care reference. NEW! A full-colour design includes more high-quality line drawings and adds photographs showing nerve block techniques. NEW! Revised clinical techniques section deals with the difficult horse and restraint methods, including field anaesthesia. NEW algorithmic approach updates and clarifies emergency procedures, wound management, disease control protocols, and more. NEW! Wound dressings and suturing sections are thoroughly modernized.

Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (Hardcover, 7th Edition): Gary M Baxter Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses (Hardcover, 7th Edition)
Gary M Baxter
R4,789 Discovery Miles 47 890 Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Provides a fully updated Seventh Edition of the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness This new edition of the go-to resource for equine lameness features updates throughout and more in-depth information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options, and advanced imaging. With contributions from the world's leading authorities on the subject, the book covers functional anatomy, examination, imaging, lameness of the distal limb, proximal limb, and axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, therapies, occupation-related conditions, lameness in young horses, and farriery. More than 1,700 images support the text, making it an exhaustive reference for all aspects of lameness in horses. Now in its seventh edition, Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses continues to be the definitive resource on equine lameness for veterinary specialists, practitioners, interns, residents, and students alike. The book is supplemented with a companion website offering a plethora of "how-to" videos demonstrating a variety of different physical examination techniques, including palpation, hoof testing, flexion tests, and perineural and intrasynovial injection techniques. Offers a fully revised new edition of the classic text on equine lameness Includes more extensive information on objective lameness assessment, sports medicine, rehabilitation, treatment options and advanced imaging Features over 1,700 images to illustrate the concepts described Written by internationally renowned experts in the field Includes access to a companion website with "how-to" videos Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses is a must-have reference for any practicing large animal and equine veterinarian, equine veterinary specialist, or veterinary student dealing with lameness in the horse.

Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Mary Bromiley Equine Injury, Therapy and Rehabilitation (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Mary Bromiley
R975 Discovery Miles 9 750 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Mary Bromiley's book remains essential reading for both professionals and the general riding community. This new edition builds on the huge success of the previous editions, first published in 1987. Fully updated to reflect recent technological advances in diagnostic ability, as well as the proven physiological effects of light, magnetic fields and electrical currents on body tissues. This information allows readers to both understand and make an informed choice of appropriate therapy following a diagnosed injury.
The original edition was the first book on the subject and it has continued to be a bestseller.
Covers a subject that is of worldwide interest.
The author is recognised as a pioneer at the forefront of this type of treatment.

Solving Equine Behaviour Problems - An Equitation Science Approach (Paperback): Rose M Scofield Solving Equine Behaviour Problems - An Equitation Science Approach (Paperback)
Rose M Scofield; Edited by (associates) Ali Thompson
R807 Discovery Miles 8 070 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Horses can develop a range of behavioural problems, which if left untreated, could cause the relationship between horse and human to break down. With many different well-meaning opinions offered to solve such situations, it can be difficult to find the right path. In this book, Rose Scofield examines behavioural issues using the latest academic research. Offering practical solutions and with useful diagrams and photographs throughout, the book helps to protect and develop the horse-human relationship. It: - Addresses issues by circumstance, making it easy to find solutions to all your handling, groundwork, and riding problems; - Uses scientific research to investigate both the problems themselves and the methods tasked to solve them; - Includes illuminating case studies illustrating problems and how solutions work in practice. Beginning with an introduction to the main principles of equitation science, Solving Equine Behaviour Problems then covers over 30 major issues, including biting, kicking, separation anxiety, loading, shying, bucking and bolting. It provides key points, take home messages and scientific references, translating lessons from experimental science into practical help for both professionals and the horse enthusiast.

Equine Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition): Jorg A. Auer, John A. Stick Equine Surgery (Hardcover, 5th Revised edition)
Jorg A. Auer, John A. Stick
R6,605 R5,130 Discovery Miles 51 300 Save R1,475 (22%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Equip yourself for success with the only book on the market that covers all aspects of equine surgery! Equine Surgery, 5th Edition prepares you to manage each surgical condition by understanding its pathophysiology and evaluating alternative surgical approaches. Explanations in the book describe how to avoid surgical infections, select and use instruments, and perfect fundamental surgical techniques including incisions, cautery, retractions, irrigation, surgical suction, wound closure, dressings, bandages, and casts. In addition to diagnostic imaging and orthopedic coverage, it includes in-depth information on anesthesia, the integumentary system (including wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting), the alimentary system, respiratory, and urogenital systems. Complete coverage of all the information needed to study for the American and European College of Veterinary Surgeons Board Examinations makes this edition an excellent study tool. Section on anesthesiology and pain management prepares you to manage these critical aspects of any surgery. Extensive, up-to-date orthopedic coverage includes joint disorders and joint trauma. Section on integumentary system contains information on wound management, reconstructive surgery, and skin grafting. Section on the alimentary system covers postoperative care, complications and reoperation guidelines. New techniques in vascular surgery keep you up-to-date with best practices. NEW! Expert Consult site offering 40+ videos of surgeons performing techniques so that you can quickly access drug and equipment information. NEW! Expansion of minimally invasive surgical techniques includes laser ablation procedures, implantation of plates against bones in orthopedic procedures, and laparoscopic procedures for soft tissue injuries. NEW! World-renowned contributors, featuring two new associate editors include over 70 of the most experienced and expert equine specialist surgeons, each providing current and accurate information. NEW! Current advances in imaging detect musculoskeletal conditions in the sports horse.

Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses - A Quick and Easy Reference to Conditions That Require Emergency Treatment... Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses - A Quick and Easy Reference to Conditions That Require Emergency Treatment (Spiral bound)
Eleanor Kellon 1
R443 R366 Discovery Miles 3 660 Save R77 (17%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Sound professional advice on what to do until the veterinarian arrives. Dr. Eleanor Kellon has created a quick and easy reference to conditions that require emergency treatment. Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses offers guidelines to be followed in determining what a horse's problem could be, and it suggests information that should be given to the veterinarian as soon as you call. The book is organized by color-coded chapters on specific types of problems, or on specific anatomical areas and organ systems. At the beginning of each chapter is a quick reference list of symptoms and topics that allows you to turn immediately to those sections of the chapter that might pertain to your horse's problems. Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses includes lists of symptoms and their causes, instructions for home treatment, and checklists of the first aid supplies necessary to deal with the following emergencies: Concussions, burns, and shock Abrasions, lacerations, bleeding Smoke inhalation, asthma, and emphysema Fever, botulism, and blood poisoning Colic, bloating, constipation, and diarrhea Hypothermia, hyperthermia, and frostbite Stroke, muscle cramps, laminitis, and seizures Bladder infection and stones in the urinary tract Prolonged labor, newborn emergencies Allergies and adverse drug reactions And many other life threatening situations or conditions Dr. Kellon also includes reference sections on preparing horses for treatment, restraint, drug reactions, and managing trapped horses. Give yourself the confidence to deal with any emergency veterinary situation by keeping a copy of Dr. Kellon's Guide to First Aid for Horses close at hand.

Equine Neck and Back Pathology - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd Edition): Frances Henson Equine Neck and Back Pathology - Diagnosis and Treatment (Hardcover, 2nd Edition)
Frances Henson
R2,759 R2,335 Discovery Miles 23 350 Save R424 (15%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

A unique reference dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of problems of the equine neck and back Building on the strength of the first edition, Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition explores conditions and problems of the horse's back and pelvis, and has been expanded to include coverage of the neck as well. This book is a vital tool for all those engaged in improving the diagnosis and management of horses with neck or back problems. The only book devoted to the conditions and problems of the equine neck, back and pelvis, it provides comprehensive coverage by international specialists on how to diagnose and treat problems in these areas. This updated and revised edition covers normal anatomy and kinematics, neck and back pathology, diagnosis and treatment of specific conditions, and complementary therapy and rehabilitation. Equine Neck and Back Pathology: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is a valuable working resource for equine practitioners, specialists in equine surgery, veterinary nurses and allied professionals involved in treating horses. It is also an excellent supplementary text for veterinary students with a keen interest in horses.

Clinical Equine Oncology (Hardcover): Derek C. Knottenbelt, Katie Snalune, Janet Patterson Kane Clinical Equine Oncology (Hardcover)
Derek C. Knottenbelt, Katie Snalune, Janet Patterson Kane
R3,044 R2,777 Discovery Miles 27 770 Save R267 (9%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

In Clinical Equine Oncology, Derek Knottenbelt will add to his very well-regarded range of equine titles for Elsevier by producing an oncology book that, like his recently published Pascoe's Principles & Practice of Equine Dermatology 2e, will have several distinguishing features that will make it of the widest possible appeal. The design and practical features of the dermatology book can and should be applied to the present proposal; together they can be viewed as companion texts. More than 50 different types of tumor are covered, including tumors that occur in each of the 10 body systems. Over 800 excellent-quality photographs show the appearance of pathologies and cancerous conditions both before and after treatment. More than 80 full-color diagrams summarize key information. Detailed Pathology section describes common neoplasms in horses, cites research literature, and describes what is generally known about each condition. Authoritative, inclusive, and unique coverage is likely to remain the standard reference for years to come. Expert authors are recognized as the top experts in the field of equine oncology. Practical, colorful design includes icon-based references for quick appraisal of prevalence and prognosis.

Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition): Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold,... Clinical Radiology of the Horse (Hardcover, 4th Edition)
Janet A. Butler, Christopher M. Colles, Sue J. Dyson, Svend E. Kold, Paul W. Poulos
R5,697 R4,625 Discovery Miles 46 250 Save R1,072 (19%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Clinical Radiology of the Horse is the best-selling, practical guide to all areas of equine radiography and radiology written by an experienced group of clinicians with a broad range of backgrounds. * Offers an atlas of normal and clinical images, as well as a comprehensive guide to techniques, equipment, positioning, and interpretation for general veterinary practitioners and specialists in imaging and orthopaedics * Updates to this fourth edition fully reflect the move to digital imaging with many new figures in the book and major revisions to the chapters on the head, thorax, and abdomen * Contains expanded coverage of the foot, pastern, and fetlock (now in separate chapters) * Includes a password-protected website with all the images from the book as well as over 200 additional images with examples of more subtle lesions, more fractures, correct technique and positioning versus incorrect, immature horses, progression of disease, and pathological images

Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 2, The Horse (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Raymond R. Ashdown, Stanley H. Done Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy, Volume 2, The Horse (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Raymond R. Ashdown, Stanley H. Done; Contributions by Susan A. Evans, Elizabeth A Baines
R2,521 R2,065 Discovery Miles 20 650 Save R456 (18%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The Color Atlas of Veterinary Anatomy volume 2 presents a unique photographic record of dissections showing the topographical anatomy of the horse. With this book you will be able to see the position and relationships of the bones, muscles, nerves, blood vessels and viscera that go to make up each region of the body and each organ system. Each book in this 3 volume series is packed with full-color photographs and drawings of dissections prepared specifically for these texts. Key features Accessibly and systematically structured with each chapter devoted to a specific body region Important features of regional and topographical anatomy presented using full color photos of detailed dissections Dissections presented in the standing position Detailed color line drawings clarify the relationships of relevant structures Presents anatomy in a clinical context This new edition second edition offers important new features, including: Accompanying website presents over 100 interactive quizzes and self-assessment questions Many more radiographs throughout Additional CT and MRI images Clinical notes highlight areas of particular clinical significance

Equine Embryo Transfer (Paperback): Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires Equine Embryo Transfer (Paperback)
Patrick M. McCue, Edward L. Squires
R1,622 Discovery Miles 16 220 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book briefly reviews the history of equine embryo transfer, covering in clinically practical terms the techniques, equipment, and management protocols currently in use. Embryo transfer has become a big business, especially for breeding racing stock (horses and camels), and is therefore a very important aspect of equine practice. Ed Squires and Pat McCue have been involved with the development of embryo collection and transfer procedures since the early 60s and have both contributed important techniques and innovations to the process through their research and clinical experience. This book captures the clinical experience, so far, and applies it directly to equine practice. The book is of great value to general equine practitioners for reference, equine reproduction specialists, animal science at the graduate level (equine track), and breeders.

Equine Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition): Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon Equine Internal Medicine (Hardcover, 4th Revised edition)
Stephen M. Reed, Warwick M. Bayly, Debra C. Sellon 1
R4,609 Discovery Miles 46 090 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Confidently diagnose, treat, and manage patient conditions with the only comprehensive book on the market devoted solely to equine internal medicine. Filled with fully updated content on principles of treatment and contributions from internationally known equine experts, Equine Internal Medicine, 4th Edition focuses on the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the development of various equine diseases. A problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. A new companion website with over 120 video clips presents diseases and disorders that cannot be explained as well through words Updated information throughout, including the most recent drug information. Current and well-referenced content on equine diseases and treatment techniques cites the latest books and journals. Internationally known equine experts present information on problems affecting horses throughout the world - and provide contributions that enable practitioners and students to approach disease and treatment of equine patients with more authority and understanding. User-friendly exterior and interior design makes the book appealing to both the equine internal medicine practitioner and the veterinary student. Easy-to-find information facilitates a more thorough understanding with minimal frustration. Organized and consistent coverage among chapters allows you to easily find information on a specific topic. NEW! Fully updated and revised sections on disorders and principles of treatment. NEW! Problem-based approach outlines how to apply the latest clinical evidence directly to the conditions you will encounter in practice. NEW! Pathophysiology is emphasized throughout, providing a sound basis for discussions of the diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis that follow. NEW! Body systems chapters begin with a thorough discussion of the diagnostic method appropriate to the system, including physical examination, clinical pathology, radiography, endoscopy, and ultrasonography. NEW and UNIQUE! Companion website includes more than 120 video clips linked to content from chapters on cardiovascular and neurologic system disorders. NEW! Flow charts, diagrams, and algorithms clarify complex material.

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition - Health, Welfare and Performance (Hardcover): Raymond J. Geor, Patricia Harris, Manfred... Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition - Health, Welfare and Performance (Hardcover)
Raymond J. Geor, Patricia Harris, Manfred Coenen
R2,988 R2,612 Discovery Miles 26 120 Save R376 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition is a landmark text that provides a comprehensive source of information on the nutrition and feeding management of horses. In this authoritative and accessible account, experts from around the world provide a global perspective while the editors tackle key controversial areas. Topics covered include the basic foundations of equine nutrition (digestive and metabolic physiology, nutrient functions and requirements), nutritional management by life stage or function, the assessment of feedstuffs and feeding programs, and clinical nutrition. Also included is discussion on feed hygiene and the role of manufacturers in feed quality and safety. The book contains abundant practical nutritional advice for the treatment of clinical conditions seen by veterinarians in their daily practice, together with the fundamental information needed to make recommendations for the nutritional management of healthy horses. Equine Applied and Clinical Nutrition provides the most substantial overview currently available of the nutritional management of key equine clinical conditions. It further presents the up-to-date scientific background needed to underpin recommendations. It will be of core relevance to equine veterinarians and nutritionists, and a valuable resource for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as lay horsemen and women who wish to be better informed about their horses' nutritional needs. Comprehensive coverage of key topics in equine nutrition, both from a scientific and applied perspective Practical advice with clear take-home messages Accessible text with many summary boxes, illustrations and graphics to emphasize important concepts and recommendations Likely to become the standard reference for practical nutrition in the equine field

Manual of Equine Reproduction (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition): Steven P. Brinsko, Terry L. Blanchard, Dickson D. Varner, James... Manual of Equine Reproduction (Paperback, 3rd Revised edition)
Steven P. Brinsko, Terry L. Blanchard, Dickson D. Varner, James Schumacher, Charles C. Love
R1,574 R1,394 Discovery Miles 13 940 Save R180 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now in full color, Manual of Equine Reproduction, 3rd Edition provides a comprehensive look at the reproductive management of horses, including management of stallions, pregnant mares, and neonatal foals. Expert authors use a concise, practical approach in discussing improved therapies and treatments in equine breeding. You'll enhance your skills and knowledge with this book's detailed coverage of techniques used in reproductive examination, breeding procedures, pregnancy diagnosis, foaling, and reproductive tract surgery. A clinical emphasis includes a step-by-step format of possible scenarios from conception to breeding management. Practical information includes topics such as breeding with transported cooled or frozen semen, and caring for the broodmare and newborn foal. The organization of material corresponds to the course of study in veterinary school, so you can find topics easily. Chapter objectives and study questions at the beginning of each chapter guide you through the material and provide clear learning goals. Evaluation of Breeding Records chapter covers the importance of breeding records, and how to use them to evaluate stallion performance and optimize fertility. References are listed at the end of each chapter for further research and study. Full-color photographs and illustrations clearly depict procedures, and all drawings have been redrawn and improved. NEW Assisted Reproductive Technology chapter goes beyond embryo transfer. Updated content includes the latest advances in therapies and treatments. New content is added to two chapters, Reproductive Physiology of the Nonpregnant Mare and Manipulation of Estrus in the Mare. Thorough coverage of every aspect of equine reproduction provides a strong foundation for success in veterinary practice, including a discussion of the use of GnRH-analog deslorelin (Ovuplant) to hasten ovulation; aseptic technique for endometrial biopsy; use of transabdominal ultrasonography, especially in early pregnancy; determination of fetal gender by transrectal ultrasonography; aspiration testicular biopsy using a spring-loaded biopsy instrument; and procedure for surgical embryo transfer.

Osteopathy and the Treatment of Horses (Paperback): Anthony Pusey, Julia Brooks, Annabel Jenks Osteopathy and the Treatment of Horses (Paperback)
Anthony Pusey, Julia Brooks, Annabel Jenks
R1,755 R1,638 Discovery Miles 16 380 Save R117 (7%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Written by pioneering and internationally-renowned specialists in the field, this text provides clinically-orientated information on osteopathy as a treatment for horses. It explains the scientific rationale of how osteopathy works in animals, as well as providing a detailed working guide to the technical skills and procedures you need to know to perform safe and effective osteopathic procedures. * Drawing on well established practices for humans this book provides details on the full variety of diagnostic and therapeutic osteopathic procedures that can be used on horses. * Full of practical information, it demonstrates how professionals treating equine locomotor problems can adapt different procedures in different clinical settings. * Over 350 colour images and detailed step-by-step instructions demonstrate the procedures and practice of osteopathy. * Covers treatment both with and without sedation and general anaesthetic. This comprehensive text is written for students and practitioners of osteopathy with an interest in treating horses. It will also be useful to other allied therapists, and to veterinary practitioners who want to know more about the treatment of musculoskeletal problems.

Equine Science (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Zoe Davies Equine Science (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Zoe Davies
R1,024 Discovery Miles 10 240 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

From genetics to functional anatomy, cell biology to the equine digestive system, Equine Science, Third Edition covers all the essential scientific knowledge you need for your equine programme. Thoroughly updated, this new edition features a clear, systematic presentation, stunning full-colour photographs and illustrations, chapter summary points and self-assessment questions throughout. Describes the structure and function of the various body systems of the horse Explains the scientific rationale behind modern equine training practices Features new chapters on exercise physiology and the evolution of the horse Reflects the latest scientific advances and changes in the student curriculum Includes new information on circadian rhythms and sleep patterns, the immune system, and hindgut microbiology. A powerful teaching and learning aid, Equine Science, Third Edition is an essential text for students on higher education equine studies and equine science programmes, as well as those studying for BHS qualifications up to BHSII Stage 4 Horse Knowledge and Care.

Equine Pediatric Medicine (Hardcover, 2nd New edition): William V. Bernard, Bonnie S. Barr Equine Pediatric Medicine (Hardcover, 2nd New edition)
William V. Bernard, Bonnie S. Barr
R3,871 Discovery Miles 38 710 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Key features New chapter on nutrition Includes new section of case studies Completely revised and updated chapters throughout This systematic yet concise guide to equine pediatric medicine covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management. Beginning with a thorough explanation of the physical examination, the chapters then take the reader through the different disorders associated with each body system, including liver, cardiovascular, respiratory, opthalmologic, endocrine, and muscoskeletal diseases. A brand new chapter on nutrition has been added to this fully revised text. The book is superbly illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams, radiographs and tables, while a new section of in-depth case studies brings the information to life and is ideal for students. Equine practitioners will value this as a ready reference, while veterinary students and technicians can use it as a complete guide to equine pediatric disease.

Equine Veterinary Nursing (Paperback, 2nd Edition): Karen Coumbe Equine Veterinary Nursing (Paperback, 2nd Edition)
Karen Coumbe
R1,732 R1,620 Discovery Miles 16 200 Save R112 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The breadth and depth of expertise essential for equine veterinary nursing today is provided in this definitive textbook. Thoroughly revised and updated in its second edition, and now fully illustrated in colour. This book covers the content of the ever-expanding equine nursing syllabus, while still succinctly covering all the basics that veterinary nurses specialising in other species need to know. The key subjects included are: basic equine management, medical and surgical equine nursing, nutrition, reproduction and foal care, emergency first aid, and the theory underpinning these and other important topics.

"Equine Veterinary Nursing Second Edition "is presented in a clear and user-friendly manner, appropriate for all those involved in equine nursing. A practical approach is used throughout and procedures are illustrated with a large number of line diagrams and clinical photographs. It is an essential manual for all student and qualified equine veterinary nurses and all those involved in the care of horses.

KEY FEATURESIncludes a new chapter on the equine nurse's professional responsibilitiesMajor revisions to the chapters on diagnostic imaging and surgical nursing to reflect advances in technology and techniquesAll information on health and safety management updated in keeping with new regulationsAuthors include both vets and experienced equine nursesEndorsed by the British Equine Veterinary Association

"With the increasing demands of equine practice has come the need for well trained and competent equine nurses. There have been significant improvements in and expansion of the equine Veterinary Nurse training syllabus over the past few years to meet these demands. This new and updated edition of "Equine Veterinary Nursing" covers all aspects of the new syllabus with well written and illustrated chapters from a wide range of knowledgable and experienced authors. The British Equine Veterinary Association is pleased to endorse this text as a 'must have' for all trainee equine veterinary nurses and their training practices." - Deidre M Carson BVSc(Syd) MRCVSImmediate Past President, BEVA

Horse Owner's Guide to Toxic Plants - Identifications, Symptoms, and Treatments (Paperback): Sandra M Burger Horse Owner's Guide to Toxic Plants - Identifications, Symptoms, and Treatments (Paperback)
Sandra M Burger 1
R309 R253 Discovery Miles 2 530 Save R56 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days

Horse Owner's Guide to Toxic Plants is a must-have, exclusive reference book for all horse owners.

Collection or Contortion? - Exposing the Misconceptions and Exploring the Truths of Horse Positioning and Bend (Paperback):... Collection or Contortion? - Exposing the Misconceptions and Exploring the Truths of Horse Positioning and Bend (Paperback)
Gerd Heuschmann
R397 R322 Discovery Miles 3 220 Save R75 (19%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Horse Healthcare - A Manual for Animal Health Workers and Owners (Paperback): David Hadrill Horse Healthcare - A Manual for Animal Health Workers and Owners (Paperback)
David Hadrill
R601 Discovery Miles 6 010 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This manual is designed for those who care for working horses but who may have little or no access to professional veterinary help. By guiding readers to the appropriate action to take when caring for a sick animal, this book will help alleviate the suffering of horses, donkeys and mules and thereby minimize the lost livelihood opportunities that can result.Horse Healthcare" is designed to be accessible to both the owners of working equids themselves and the people who can help them. Simple language is used and the text is clearly laid out with illustrations throughout. This makes the book useful to people who cannot understand standard texts on horse health care.The book is not intended to replace the role of the veterinary profession where an adequate animal health service exists. In poorer countries, however, in situations where horse owners have no alternative but to treat their own sick animals, this manual gives guidance on how to do this properly and provides advice on how to prevent many common illnesses in equids.Published in association with the Brooke Hospital for Animals.

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery - Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition):... Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery - Basic and clinical sciences of the equine athlete (Hardcover, 2nd Revised edition)
Kenneth W Hinchcliff, Andris J Kaneps, Raymond J. Geor
R5,025 R4,354 Discovery Miles 43 540 Save R671 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery provides the most up-to-date, in-depth coverage of the basic and clinical sciences required for management of the equine athlete. The unique treatment of exercise physiology and training within a clinical context, together with detailed review of all diseases affecting athletic horses, makes this the most comprehensive text available.The book will provide a thorough grounding in the basic physiology of each body system, and in particular the responses of each body system to exercise and training, that will be separate, but highly relevant to, the succeeding sections on clinical disorders of each body system..The highly respected editors have brought together an internationally renowned team of 50 contributors, producing the ultimate reference for veterinarians, students, horse-owners, and all those involved in the world of equine athletics. "a signi?cant amount of practical information for use in the ?eld, as well as providing a sound scienti?c basis for therapy and understanding of the underlying pathology of the horse as an athlete." Reviewed by: John Bowers on behalf of Australian Veterinary Jounal, May 2015 High quality artwork, including relevant radiographic, ultrasonographic, CAT scan, and MRI images, aid understanding and diagnosis Provides a truly international perspective, including guidelines pertinent to different geographic areas, and racing jurisdictions In-depth coverage of the role of the veterinarian in the management of athletic horses Explores the use of complementary therapies

Equine Orthopaedics and Rheumatology - Self-Assessment Color Review (Paperback, Reissue): Stephen May, C. Wayne Mcllwraith Equine Orthopaedics and Rheumatology - Self-Assessment Color Review (Paperback, Reissue)
Stephen May, C. Wayne Mcllwraith
R1,048 Discovery Miles 10 480 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This book covers a wide range of orthopaedic and rheumatological problems encountered in equine veterinary practice and will be invaluable to professionals in practice as well as veterinary and equine students. The cases are arranged randomly, just as they would be in life, and the self-assessment format is used to enable the reader to examine each case as it is presented A superb range of colour illustrations and imaging techniques, including radiography, ultrasonography, nuclear scintigraphy and arthroscopy are used to present each case and each is followed by a thorough explanation.

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