Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook (Paperback)

Horse Owner's Veterinary Handbook By Thomas Gore, Paula Gore, James M. Giffin Cover Image
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The most comprehensive, up-to-date horse care book available

This all-new edition of the popular classic contains important updates and new information on the latest veterinary practices and research. It gives you trusted guidance and immediate answers when the vet's office is closed, potentially life-saving instructions for emergency situations, and additional insight post-diagnosis. New and updated information includes:

  • Vaccinations, drugs, and dewormers
  • Pigeon Fever and West Nile Virus
  • New fertility treatments and methods for monitoring estrus and pregnancy, and coverage of Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome
  • Foal CPR and newborn care
  • Advancements in dental health, orthopedic problems, colic, fractures and breaks, cancer, genetics, and more
  • Enhanced coverage of geriatric care and health concerns in the older horse
  • Alternative therapies, including massage, chiropractic care, osteopathic care, physical therapy, acupuncture, and nutraceuticals
  • The latest nutrition guidelines from The National Research Council
  • Expanded guidance on common forage and landscape toxins

With the guidance of this book and a good working partnership with your veterinarian, you can keep your beloved horse healthy for life.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781630260033
ISBN-10: 1630260037
Publisher: Howell Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2008
Pages: 746
Language: English