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

Equine Pathology (Hardcover, 1st ed): James R. Rooney, John L. Robertson Equine Pathology (Hardcover, 1st ed)
James R. Rooney, John L. Robertson
R4,953 Discovery Miles 49 530 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

"Equine Pathology" is a comprehensive treatise on disease in horses and other equids. It describes not only the pathogenesis and morphology of equine diseases for the practicing pathologist, but also offers perspectives for the practitioner and student alike. Included is material on the clinical presentation of disease and a balanced view of how lesions evolve in horses. The book is organised by major body systems and also includes chapters on equine locomotion, stability and lameness, autopsy methods, and forensic matters. Each chapter discusses diseases by pathologic process. Over 200 illustrations and photographs enhance the text. Students and practitioners of equine pathology should appreciate the volume of information on horses and related equids gathered under a single title and presented in a standardised format.

Essential Equine Studies Book 4 (Paperback, New): Julie Brega Essential Equine Studies Book 4 (Paperback, New)
Julie Brega
R531 R469 Discovery Miles 4 690 Save R62 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This is the fourth and final volume in this excellent series of textbooks prepared for college students on equine degree courses. Dealing with the business management side of working in the horse industry, readers will find advice on subjects such as: marketing and market research, preparing a business plan, raising finance, meeting investors, taxation and insurance, employing staff, finance management, VAT accounting, health and safety, and how to expand their business.

Hoefbevangenheid - begriipen, genezen, voorkomen (Dutch, Paperback, Tweede, Geheel Herziene En Uitgebreide Druk ed.): Remco... Hoefbevangenheid - begriipen, genezen, voorkomen (Dutch, Paperback, Tweede, Geheel Herziene En Uitgebreide Druk ed.)
Remco Sikkel
R1,010 Discovery Miles 10 100 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Hoefbevangenheid - begriipen, genezen, voorkomen (Dutch, Hardcover, Tweede, Geheel Herziene En Uitgebreide Druk ed.): Remco... Hoefbevangenheid - begriipen, genezen, voorkomen (Dutch, Hardcover, Tweede, Geheel Herziene En Uitgebreide Druk ed.)
Remco Sikkel
R1,134 Discovery Miles 11 340 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
Sparks from the Smiddy (Paperback): Wilson David, Andrew Arbuckle Sparks from the Smiddy (Paperback)
Wilson David, Andrew Arbuckle
R342 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R94 (27%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Sparks from the Smiddy tells the life story of David Wilson, a sixth generation blacksmith and world champion farrier (a craftsman who trims and shoes horses' hooves). The book includes details of David's memories of annoying his father as a child by nailing horse shoes to the smiddy floor, his first experience of trying to catch a horse, the hard work he put into learning his trade, along with picking up and running the family business. The story follows the highs and lows of David's earliest competitions through to his ultimate win at the 1985 World Championship in Calgary, Canada. And, it concludes with tales of the travel opportunities that his work and successes opened up to him, including meeting the Princess Royal in 1995. Told in a humorous yet modest style, and including 60 of David's photos, Sparks from the Smiddy sheds light on this previously unreported aspect of working and shoeing horses, helping readers to understand the skills of a farrier and giving a nostalgic look back over this important part of rural life. [Subject: Memoir, Animal Care, Traditional Trades and Skills]

Essential Equine Studies:Book 1 a (Paperback): Julie Brega Essential Equine Studies:Book 1 a (Paperback)
Julie Brega
R594 Discovery Miles 5 940 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The first in a series of four books produced for college students on equine degree courses prepared by the founder of and head of equine studies at The Open College of Equine Studies, the leading international distance learning establishment. Designed for clarity and ease of reference with a list of aims and objectives preceding each chapter, the author deals with complex issues on a step-by-step basis and provides detailed explanations of technical and scientific terminology. Question boxes act as reminders and revision aids throughout. Book 1: Anatomy & Physiology Book 2: Health, Nutrition & Fitness Book 3: Injury, Disease & Equine Nursing Book 4: Business & Estate Management

Veterinary Treatment for Working Equines (Hardcover, New): Graham R. Duncanson Veterinary Treatment for Working Equines (Hardcover, New)
Graham R. Duncanson
R2,124 Discovery Miles 21 240 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

There are an estimated 95 million equines working throughout the world, providing vital power and transport for many communities, especially in developing countries. Focusing on equines used to carry out working tasks such as pulling or carrying, as opposed to those used for riding or racing, this practical veterinary text details the specific treatment requirements to improve welfare of working horses, ponies, mules and donkeys. Chapters discuss diagnostic tests, equipment and medicines, anaesthesia, vaccines, nutrition, dentistry and ophthalmology, and all common conditions including those of heart, wind and limb. Providing a concise guide for veterinarians in the field, it will be an essential resource for all veterinary surgeons and students, skilled equine workers and charity organizations involved with working equines.

Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult - Equine PDA (Digital, 2nd Edition): Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Kenneth William... Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult - Equine PDA (Digital, 2nd Edition)
Jean-Pierre Lavoie, Kenneth William Hinchcliff
R2,847 Discovery Miles 28 470 Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Now available for mobile devices "Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Equine, Second Edition" is a concise, comprehensive resource for all topics related to equine medicine. Now fully revised and updated, this authoritative quick reference provides thorough coverage of practical information, arranged alphabetically for efficient searching.

Bringing together the expert knowledge of 175 contributors, the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult format allows rapid access to complete coverage of nearly 500 diseases and conditions seen in the horse. This reference is an essential tool for students and practicing veterinarians to quickly diagnose and treat equine patients.

Available platforms:

Blackberry: requires 32 MB of memory

iPhone/iPod Touch: requires 30.91 MB of memory

Palm OS 3.5 or higher: requires 34.9 MB of memory

Symbian 360,3rd edition (Nokia): requires 32 MB of memory

Windows Mobile Pocket PC (all versions): requires 40.5 MB of memory

Windows Mobile Smartphone: requires 40.5 MB of memory

Windows 98/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC: requires 42.5 MB of memory

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Essential Equine Studies, Bk. 3 - Injury, Disease and Equine Nursing (Paperback): Julie Brega Essential Equine Studies, Bk. 3 - Injury, Disease and Equine Nursing (Paperback)
Julie Brega
R599 R523 Discovery Miles 5 230 Save R76 (13%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

The third in a series of four books produced for college students on equine degree courses. Designed for clarity and ease of reference with a list of aims and objectives preceding each chapter, the book deals with complex issues on a step-by-step basis and provides detailed explanations of technical and scientific terminology. Question boxes act as reminders and revision aids throughout. The contents include: first aid, wound management, controlling inflammation, causes of infectious disease, diseases infectious and non-infectious, management of the sick horse, and lameness.

How To Be an Equine Therapy Assistant - Your Step By Step Guide To Becoming an Equine Therapy Assistant (Hardcover): Howexpert,... How To Be an Equine Therapy Assistant - Your Step By Step Guide To Becoming an Equine Therapy Assistant (Hardcover)
Howexpert, Dana Feiwus
R715 Discovery Miles 7 150 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Essential Martin Black, Volume No. 1 - Horseback (Paperback): Martin Black The Essential Martin Black, Volume No. 1 - Horseback (Paperback)
Martin Black
R495 Discovery Miles 4 950 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Essential Equine Studies-Bk2 Hea (Paperback): Julie Brega Essential Equine Studies-Bk2 Hea (Paperback)
Julie Brega
R602 R527 Discovery Miles 5 270 Save R75 (12%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This title is the second in a series of four books produced for college students on equine degree courses. Designed for clarity and ease of reference with a list of aims and objectives preceding each chapter, the book deals with complex issues on a step-by-step basis and provides detailed explanations of technical and scientific terminology. Question boxes act as reminders and revision aids throughout. The contents include: routine health care; the foot and shoeing; teeth and worming; nutrients; the digestive process; feeding and feedstuffs; rationing; and physiological adaptations to training, fitness, work and exercise programmes. The Series includes - Book 1: "Anatomy & Physiology"; Book 2: "Health, Fitness & Nutrition"; Book 3: "Injury, Disease & Equine Nursing"; and, Book 4: "Business & Estate Management".

Horse Anatomy 2e (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition): Peter C Goody Horse Anatomy 2e (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)
Peter C Goody
R456 R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Save R46 (10%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This second edition of "Horse Anatomy: A Pictorial Approach to Equine Structure" has been completely revised and enlarged. Its original 25 pages of illustrations have more than doubled and now include over 250 individual drawings. All of these drawings have been specially prepared for this new edition by John Goody, and all are fully labelled and annotated in the accompanying legends. The text is primarily intended to explain and in many instances to expand upon the content of the drawings. The basic make-up of the horse is considered with the 'points' of the horse being shown from several different views. Bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments providing the anatomical basis for these surface points are dealt with in some detail, the emphasis being placed throughout on those structures that can be seen or felt from the surface of the body. Component parts of the digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems are shown in a number of the drawings, as are nerves and blood vessels. Special consideration is given to the structure of the head, with the emphasis on the nasal cavity, teeth, larynx and guttural pouches. The structure of the limbs is also illustrated in considerable detail, especially the foot, and reference is made to injuries and diseases that can result in poor conformation. The wealth of information contained in the book will be of great interest and value to veterinary and equine studies students, to owners, riders and breeders - in fact anyone requiring to know more about the structure of the horse and what makes it one of the most beautiful of animals.

Your Horse's Teeth (Paperback, Illustrated Ed): Alison Schwabe Your Horse's Teeth (Paperback, Illustrated Ed)
Alison Schwabe; Photographs by Alison Schwabe
R162 R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Save R9 (6%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth! He's getting rather long in the tooth! These sayings refer to the fact that a horse's age can be assessed by the state of his teeth. Your Horse's Teeth tells us, with the help of explicit photography, exactly how to estimate the age of a horse, as well as describing normal and problem dentition, and how and when to use a 'horse dentist'. This book provides a simple and essential guide to a very technical subject and horse buyers and owners will find it invaluable.

The Veterinary Care of the Horse - 3rd Edition (Hardcover, 3rd ed.): Sue Devereux The Veterinary Care of the Horse - 3rd Edition (Hardcover, 3rd ed.)
Sue Devereux
R2,043 R1,766 Discovery Miles 17 660 Save R277 (14%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

This enlarged third edition of The Veterinary Care of the Horse brings the reader up-to-date with recent developments in equine medicine and surgery. For ease of reference, each condition is explained under headings which include the causes, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and prognosis. It is appreciated that it is not always easy to remember every detail of the vet's instructions when coping with a sick or injured horse. For this reason, recommendations regarding everyday procedures such as cleaning a wound, poulticing and bandaging are laid out in a step-by-step format. Chapters include; The Healthy Horse; Preventive Medicine; the Ill or Injured Horse; Examination of the Lame or Poor Performance Horse; Diagnostic Procedures and Imaging Techniques; Conditions of the Horse's Foot; Tendon and Ligament Injuries; Joint Injury and Disease; Synovial Effusions; Conditions affecting Bone; Muscle Disease and Neurological Conditions; The Horse's Spine and Pelvis; Therapies; Complementary Therapies; Respiratory Conditions; The Horse's Heart and the Circulatory System; The Digestive System; The Horse's Skin; The Reproductive System; Endocrine Disorders; Eye Injury and Disease; Behaviour Problems; Veterinary Care of the Donkey; Veterinary Procedures and finally, Further Advice and Practical Tips.

Youatt's History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse - with a treatise on draught, and a copious index (Paperback):... Youatt's History, Treatment, and Diseases of the Horse - with a treatise on draught, and a copious index (Paperback)
William Youatt, Isambard K. Brunel
R1,016 R960 Discovery Miles 9 600 Save R56 (6%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Adventures of the Horse Doctor's Husband (Hardcover): Justin B Long Adventures of the Horse Doctor's Husband (Hardcover)
Justin B Long
R684 Discovery Miles 6 840 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners (Paperback, 18th Ed): Matthew Horace Hayes Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners (Paperback, 18th Ed)
Matthew Horace Hayes; Edited by Roy Knightbridge
R1,067 R949 Discovery Miles 9 490 Save R118 (11%) Ships in 10 - 15 working days

For nearly 125 years, Captain Hayes' Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners has been the standard work on equine health care, constantly amended and updated. Leading veterinary specialists from Britain and around the world have been recruited to write this latest edition, the 18th, so it will continue to provide a totally comprehensive guide to horse medicine and surgery, explaining the symptoms and treatment of every disease or injury that the horse owner is likely to encounter. Written in plain language that both experts and novices will appreciate, the book contains detailed sections on the Organ, Musculoskeletal and Reproductive Systems, Infectious Diseases, Medical and Surgical matters, Management and Husbandry, and a variety of other important issues. New for this edition are section on Performance Analysis and Artificial Insemination. Clear, concise and authoritative, Veterinary Notes for Horse Owners saves horses lives.

Hoefkatrolontsteking - begrijpen, behandelen, voorkomen (Dutch, Hardcover): Remco Sikkel Hoefkatrolontsteking - begrijpen, behandelen, voorkomen (Dutch, Hardcover)
Remco Sikkel
R1,032 Discovery Miles 10 320 Ships in 10 - 15 working days
La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento del Secolo XIV (Italian, Paperback): Laurentius Rusius, Luigi Barbieri, Pietro... La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento del Secolo XIV (Italian, Paperback)
Laurentius Rusius, Luigi Barbieri, Pietro Delprato
R597 Discovery Miles 5 970 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento del Secolo XIV (Italian, Hardcover): Laurentius Rusius, Luigi Barbieri, Pietro... La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento del Secolo XIV (Italian, Hardcover)
Laurentius Rusius, Luigi Barbieri, Pietro Delprato
R855 Discovery Miles 8 550 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento Del Secolo Xiv.... (Italian, Paperback): Laurentius Rusius La Mascalcia Di Lorenzo Rusio Volgarizzamento Del Secolo Xiv.... (Italian, Paperback)
Laurentius Rusius
R571 Discovery Miles 5 710 Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Lyme Disease In Horses (Paperback): DVM Dipl Abvp (Equine) Reilly Lyme Disease In Horses (Paperback)
DVM Dipl Abvp (Equine) Reilly
R230 R188 Discovery Miles 1 880 Save R42 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
Top Ten Strategies To Prepare Your Horse For Winter (Paperback): Dvm Dipl Abvp Reilly Top Ten Strategies To Prepare Your Horse For Winter (Paperback)
Dvm Dipl Abvp Reilly
R179 R147 Discovery Miles 1 470 Save R32 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
The Senior Horse (Paperback): DVM Dipl Abvp (Equine) Reilly The Senior Horse (Paperback)
DVM Dipl Abvp (Equine) Reilly
R198 R162 Discovery Miles 1 620 Save R36 (18%) Ships in 7 - 11 working days
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