Practical Guide to Lameness in Horses

Author: Ted S. Stashak

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118701135

Category: Medical

Page: 464

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This is an updated, practical version of Dr. Stashak's top selling book Adams' Lameness in Horses, 4th edition. The material is heavily illustrated and provides a hands-on guide to common clinical problems. The authors present important guidelines for decision making and preventive measures. This is a hands-on, authoritative resource that clearly differentiates between important and non-important clinical situations.

Osteopathy and the Treatment of Horses

Author: Anthony Pusey,Julia Brooks,Annabel Jenks

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1405169524

Category: Medical

Page: 234

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"A clinically-orientated text providing comprehensive information on the rationale, procedures and practice of effective and safe osteopathy on horses. Osteopathy and the Treatment of Horses is a much-needed resource written by a number of leading specialists in the field. This comprehensive text presents the scientific basis of how osteopathy works in animals, as well as providing a working guide to the technical skills needed to perform 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 applied to horses. Demonstrates how professionals treating equine locomotor problems can adapt different procedures in different clinical settings. Covers both treatment with and without sedation and general anaesthetic"--Provided by publisher.

Magner's ABC Guide to Sensible Horseshoeing - A Simple and Practical Treatise on the Art of Shoeing Horses, Including Chapters on, Methods of Making a Horse Stand to be Shod, How to Tell the Age of a Horse Etc.

Author: D. Magner

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1473343895

Category: Pets

Page: 138

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"Magner's ABC Guide to Sensible Horseshoeing" is a simple and practical guide on the art of shoeing horses, with chapters on methods of making a horse stand to be shod, how to tell the age of a horse, etc. Written in simple, plain language and profusely illustrated, this handbook will be of utility to modern horse owners and collectors of vintage equestrian literature. Contents include: "Palliative Treatment", "Bad to Shoe", "Confirmed in the Habit", "Mastering Viscous Horses", "Treatment for Very Vicious Cases", "Leaning Over", "Shoeing-Preliminary Explanations", "Rolling Motion Shoe", "Quarter-Crack", "Weak Heels", "Interfering", "Shoe-Founding Horses", "Special Causes of Injury", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on maintaining and caring for horses.

The Horsewoman - A Practical Guide To Side-Saddle Riding

Author: Alice Hayes

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1447484339

Category: Nature

Page: 496

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“The Horsewoman” is a vintage guide to horse riding aimed at women. This charming guide walks the reader through every step, from picking the right attire and saddles to the first mounting and beyond. This easy-to-understand guide will be of utility to absolute beginners, and is not to be missed by collectors of vintage equestrian literature. Contents include: “Sports and Utility”, “Beginning to Ride”, “Horses for Ladies”, “Side-Saddles”, “Bridles”, “Riding Dress”, “Mounting and Dismounting”, “How to Hold the Reins”, “The Seat”, “Hands, Voice, Whip and Spur”, “First Lessons in Riding”, “Riding Cross Country”, “Hacking”, “Riding Without Reins”, etc. Many vintage books such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new introduction on horses used for sports and utility.

Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses

Author: Gary M. Baxter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813815495

Category: Medical

Page: 1242

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ADAMS & STASHAK'S LAMENESS IN HORSES The sixth edition of Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses builds on the book's reputation as the classic gold-standard reference on equine lameness. Now in full color, the text has been fully revised and streamlined to improve user-friendliness, with a new, simplified format and a stronger emphasis on the diagnosis and management of lameness. A valuable supplementary DVD provides a complete guide to lameness diagnosis, offering additional anatomical images; video clips demonstrating key procedures such as physical examination, flexion tests, perineural and intrasynovial anesthesia; and examples of lameness conditions in motion. The sixth edition presents new or significantly rewritten chapters on the axial skeleton, principles of musculoskeletal disease, principles of therapy for lameness, occupation-related lameness conditions, and lameness in the young horse. The diagnostic procedures chapter has also been significantly expanded to reflect advances in this important area. Adams and Stashak's Lameness in Horses, Sixth Edition, is an essential addition to any equine practitioner's bookshelf. KEY FEATURES Fully revised new edition of the classic text on equine lameness Presented with a simplified format and reduced repetition to improve ease of use Focused more strongly on lameness and diagnostics Offers six new or significantly revamped chapters and an expanded diagnostic procedures chapter Includes a DVD with practical supplements, including additional anatomical images, video clips demonstrating key procedures such as intrasynovial injections, and examples of conditions in motion Now in full color, with an attractive two-color text design

Understanding the Horse's Feet

Author: John Stewart

Publisher: Crowood

ISBN: 1847975577

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Understanding the Horse's Feet sets out to explain the complexity of this subject in terms that the lay person can understand, and help the horse owner to have confidence in discussing foot-related issues with their vet or farrier/trimmer. The perennial problem of laminitis is examined in depth, together with other conditions that commonly affect the horse's foot. Topics covered include: The structure of the horse's foot; Examining horses' feet; The function of the hoof and the other foot structures; Laminitis; Investigating lameness. A practical guide to understanding the complexities of the horse's feet, aimed at horse owners, riding instructors, veterinary nurses and students. Superbly illustrated with 228 colour photographs and diagrams. John Stewart is an experienced vet and has his own equine practice.

Horse AgSkills

A practical guide to farm skills

Author: David Brouwer

Publisher: Agriculture NSW

ISBN: 1742562086

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

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Horse Agskills provides a basic guide to many of the skills used when handling, riding and caring for horses. The book contains step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and full-colour photographs. Some of the skills included are: - Daily care of horses - Lunging horses - Horse identification - Vaccinating and drenching - Hoof care Horse AgSkills is part of the AgSkills series: books that provide clear explanations about a wide range of practical tasks performed in farming. Industry personnel and departmental officers have been involved in compiling these Agskills. Find them in the iBooks Store.

Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated

Author: Equine Research

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762794518

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 720

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It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977 and now available for the first time in paperback, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing diseases, unsoundnesses and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia is an indispensable tool for every home, barn, and ranch. The highly acclaimed reference on equine medical treatment and preventive care. It takes more than horse sense to maintain a healthy horse. A knowledge of veterinary medicine is essential, not only for when emergencies occur but also to provide the animal with a safe and nurturing environment that will prevent as many problems as possible. Acclaimed when first published in 1977, and now thoroughly updated with the latest veterinary advances, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, offers a comprehensive approach to equine health, discussing disease, unsoundness, and other problems according to the parts of the horse's body: injuries and lameness; foot and hoof care; parasites; skin and coat care; colic and other sicknesses; infectious diseases such as West Nile virus; dental care; and the respiratory, circulatory and reproductive systems. As a practical handbook for the owner and as a guide to working with the veterinarian and farrier, Horseman's Veterinary Encyclopedia, Revised and Updated, is an indispensable tool for every home, stable, and ranch.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323075681

Category: Medical

Page: 640

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Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd edition introduces and reviews the material in each of your veterinary technology courses. Key topics ranging from basic and clinical science, diagnostics and applications, to professional practices and issues are presented in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal whether you're a new student or you're reviewing for your certification exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Comprehensive coverage of veterinary technology spans basic and clinical sciences, applications, patient management, nursing, nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, as well as personal, practice and professional management skills - everything you need for both the U.S. and Canadian certification exams. Care of large animals, birds, reptiles and laboratory animals, in addition to cats and dogs, is included. Chapter outlines, learning outcomes and expanded glossaries help you comprehend and retain essential material. Summary tables are ideal for reference or review. Review questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to a 300-question comprehensive review exam, test and reinforce your knowledge of veterinary technology. Six appendixes ensure crucial resources are always at your fingertips. State-of-the-art Alternative Imaging Technology chapter discusses computed tomography and nuclear scintigraphy to complement ultrasound technology. Enhanced content highlights vet tech responsibilities in genetics, small animal nursing, veterinary dentistry, zoonoses, breeding/reproduction, neonatal care, and much more. Small animal nursing instruction now includes dermatology, auricular treatments and ophthalmology. Extended pharmacology coverage features pain management. Personal and practice management skills include expanded OSHA/WHMIS guidelines and ethics discussions.

Storey's Basic Country Skills

A Practical Guide to Self-Reliance

Author: John Storey,Martha Storey

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427376

Category: House & Home

Page: 576

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Whether you live on a small suburban lot or have a many acres in the country, this inspiring collection will empower you to increase your self-sufficiently and embrace a more independent lifestyle. A variety of authors share their specialized knowledge and provide practical instructions for basic country skills like preserving vegetables, developing water systems, keeping farm animals, and renovating barns. From sharpening an axe to baking your own bread, you’ll be amazed at the many ways learning traditional skills can enrich your life.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171397

Category: Medical

Page: 760

View: 6839

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Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Horses, 3rd Edition

A Guide to Selection, Care, and Enjoyment

Author: J. Warren Evans

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780805072518

Category: Pets

Page: 896

View: 1920

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Discusses barns, pastures, breeding, feeds, training, grooming, common ailments, riding, driving, races, shows, and competitions.

A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology

Author: Curtis W. Dewey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0813816726

Category: Medical

Page: 706

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A Practical Guide to Canine and Feline Neurology provides students and clinicians with the tools necessary to understand and be clinically proficient with neurology cases faced in small animal practice. Highlights of the Second Edition include new coverage of breed predisposition, signalment and history, spinal disorders, and expanded coverage of pain management and diagnostic imaging. Designed as a user–friendly guide, practitioners, specialists, and students alike will enjoy the book′s practical and clinically relevant approach.

Joint Disease in the Horse

Author: C. Wayne McIlwraith,David D Frisbie,Christopher E Kawcak,René van Weeren

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323352898

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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Dr. McIlwraith’s Joint Disease in the Horse, 2nd Edition is the only book to give you a full account of equine joint disease, combining a thorough, up-to-date survey of scientific advances with a practical guide to both medical and surgical treatments. With contributions from nationally and internationally recognized pioneers in the field, this groundbreaking text offers an overview of joint structure and function and translates the latest information on basic joint pathobiology into practical application for the clinician. Step-by-step guidance on injection techniques and medications, along with a survey of practical arthroscopic surgery and developments, make it a truly indispensable reference for all equine veterinarians treating sports and racing horses. UNIQUE! Unprecedented, state-of-the-art coverage of the pathology, pathogenesis, and clinical diagnosis of traumatic and degenerative joint disease, so you stay in the know. Section on general principles of joint pathobiology provides the background to evaluate and interpret the diagnostic and surgical aspects of disease. Explores treatments for traumatic arthritis and osteoarthritis and other joint entities, offering a broad range of options and up-to-date recommendations for problematic decisions. Addresses recent advances and results in arthroscopic surgery for the acute injury and results including fragment removal, fragment fixation, and synovectomy. Discussion of current research provides insight for difficult cases and calls out the directions in which future arthritis research is headed. More than 325 photographs and line drawings help engage and guide you through procedures and treatments. NEW! Full color throughout with new artwork and a range of new images including radiographs showing both the normal and the disease progression. NEW! Practical step-by-step approach demonstrates the authors’ preferred injections methods and shows underlying anatomic correlations. NEW and UPDATED! Restructured and substantially revised to emphasize treatment options, making it a practical, concise, and accessible reference and text. NEW! All-new chapters on drugs and new biological therapies, including stem cells, IRAP, and PRP and thoroughly updated coverage of HA and corticosteroids. NEW! Covers advanced imaging, giving you the latest information available. NEW! Expert advice from Dr. McIlwraith, three new co-editors, and new contributors — all distinguished specialists in the field of joint disease in the horse. Lameness and surgical clinicians describe how to approach the various, specific disease conditions. Equine specific radiologists provide their opinions on the best imaging techniques for defining the disease and making interpretations.

Manual of Farm Animals

A Practical Guide to the Choosing, Breeding, and Keep of Horses, Cattle, Sheep, and Swine

Author: Merritt Wesley Harper

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Animal industry

Page: 545

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Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse

Author: Lais R.R. Costa,Mary Rose Paradis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111870066X

Category: Medical

Page: 680

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Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is a detailed step-by-step guide to clinical skills in equine practice. With information on techniques ranging from physical examination and blood sampling to lameness and neurologic exams and other specialized procedures, the book is an aid to confidently and effectively performing procedures used in daily equine practice. Well illustrated with clinical photographs throughout, the book’s focus is on providing thorough, easy-to-understand descriptions of 80 techniques necessary for examining and treating horses. Each topic includes a summary of the purpose, potential complications, equipment and proper restraint for each procedure, with a detailed description of each action for the technique and the rationale behind it. More than 1,100 full-colour clinical photographs demonstrate the techniques. Manual of Clinical Procedures in the Horse is an essential purchase for any veterinary practice seeing equine patients. Key features Details each step for 80 common procedures for veterinary care of the horse Supports veterinarians and technicians in performing techniques in daily equine practice Presents more than 1,100 images depicting the steps described in the text Covers the purpose, potential complications, equipment, restraint, actions and rationale for each procedure Offers a practical patient-side reference to essential techniques in clinical practice, ranging from basic assessment to specialized procedures

Denn Pferde lügen nicht

Neue Wege zu einer vertrauten Mensch-Pferd-Beziehung

Author: Mark Rashid

Publisher: Kosmos

ISBN: 3440138690

Category: Pets

Page: 224

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Der so oft propagierten „Dominanz“ gegenüber dem Pferd setzt Mark Rashid das Prinzip des „sanften Führers“ entgegen. Ihm schließen sich die Pferde freiwillig an, weil sie seinen Fähigkeiten vertrauen und sich in seiner Gegenwart wohl fühlen. Wie man diese erstrebenswerte Position einnehmen kann, zeigt Mark Rashid anhand vieler konkreter Fallbeispiele.