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The Veterinary Care of the Horse Hardcover – 30 Nov 2006

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  • Hardcover: 250 pages
  • Publisher: RBJT6 (30 Nov. 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0851319246
  • ISBN-13: 978-0851319247
  • Product Dimensions: 20.3 x 5.5 x 27.9 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,275,706 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A glorious tome! Beautifully written and illustrated'
-- Equestrian Trade News, July 2007

'A must-have veterinary bible!' -- Horse & Rider, April 2007

'By far the most comprehensive horse care book that I have come
-- Veterinary Times, June 18, 2007

'Impressive . . . Each of us should have access to at least one
book of this calibre in our home library'
-- Classical Riding Club Magazine, Spring 2007

'Surely a must for every equestrian household . . . Packed with
practical advice on every imaginable subject'
-- Talking Horse, December 2006

'That rare thing - an in-depth and concise veterinary manual that
makes interesting reading and is visually engaging, too'
-- Horse & Hound, December 21, 2006


This is a greatly enlarged, revised and updated edition of what has, for many years, been widely acknowledged as the leading veterinary book in the field, appreciated by horse-owners and students alike. With its clear, easy to reference format and profuse photographs, plus a new section on holistic and alternative therapies, this long-awaited new edition will be welcomed by everyone involved with the care of horses at any level. Topics include: preventative medicine; wound management and healing; treating the lame horse; conditions of the horse's foot; tendon and ligament problems; joint problems; synovial effusions; diseases of the bone and of the muscle; neurological conditions; the spine and pelvis; physiotherapy; complementary therapies; respiratory system; the skin; the lymphatic system; endocrine disorders; digestive system; eye injury and disease; and the reproductive system.

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