- Paperback: 388 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 1 edition (1 April 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0470239522
- ISBN-13: 978-0470239520
- Product Dimensions: 19 x 2 x 23.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 399,390 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Horse Health and Nutrition For Dummies Paperback – 1 Apr 2008
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Packed with practical advice on equine first aid and alternative therapies From foal to senior, give your horse a happy, healthy life Want to know the best ways to care for your horse? This plain–English guide gives you all the latest information on equine nutrition and healthcare, explaining how your horse′s body functions and how to keep it in good working order. You′ll see how to perform checkups safely at home, spot the signs of illness, and help 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 Horse Illustrated magazine and an awardwinning freelance writer specializing in equine subjects. She has authored articles on various equine topics in a number of horse publications, including Western Horseman, Horses USA, Thoroughbred Times, Appaloosa Journal, Paint Horse Journal, Veterinary Product News, and USDF Connection magazines. She has written five horse books besides Horse Health & Nutrition For Dummies, including Horses For Dummies, 2nd Edition (Wiley), Horseback Riding For Dummies (Wiley), and Trail Riding: A Complete Guide (Howell Book House). In addition to her experience as an equine writer, she’s also a former Managing Editor of Dog Fancy magazine and a former Senior Editor of the American Kennel Club Gazette. She has authored more than 100 articles on the subject of animals and has written several books on various kinds of pets. Audrey has been involved with horses since the age of 9. She has owned and cared for horses throughout her life, and has trained in both Western and English disciplines. She currently participates in competitive trail riding. Audrey resides in Norco, California. Kate Gentry–Running, DVM, CVA, is a practicing veterinarian with 27 years of experience and an emphasis in equine integrative medicine. She has a particular passion for educating horse owners. Dr. Running received her veterinary degree in 1980 from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She was certified by the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society in 2001 and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at the Chi Institute in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Running breeds and trains cutting horses at her ranch in Tolar, Texas.