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Lameness

Lameness Author Equine Research
ISBN-10 9781461749721
Release 2005-04-01
Pages 1048
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Lameness, one of the most common and most troublesome of all equine ailments, remains the primary reason why horses are unable to fulfill their potential and their riders' and trainers' expectations. More preparation time is lost, more competitions are missed, and more careers are prematurely ended because of lameness than any other condition. This book analyzes the causes, diagnoses, and management of the myriad causes of lameness: --Defining and identifying the lame leg; spotting gait abnormalities and non-muscular causes; physical examinations and evaluations; diagnostic tools and other tests; the role of the veterinarian and farrier in pre-purchase examinations. --Physical therapies; the applicability of rest, medications, and other veterinary procedures. --Hoof conformation and shoeing options. --Joint, bone, muscle, and tendon and ligament problems. --Neurological, dermatological, and developmental orthopedic causes of lameness. --Treatment of specific conditions to the foot, pastern and fetlock, cannon and splint bones, knee, upper foreleg, hock, upper hind leg, and back. No other book covers this vital subject in such a comprehensive and understandable fashion. For that reason, no other book deserves a more prominent place on the shelf of anyone who owns, trains, rides, or drives horses.



Adams Lameness in Horses

Adams  Lameness in Horses Author Ted S. Stashak
ISBN-10 0781741955
Release 2002-07-02
Pages 1174
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This classic revision of Adams' Lameness in Horses represents a detailed, comprehensive review of the development, cause, diagnosis, and treatment of lameness in horses. The book includes descriptions of the anatomy, physical features, and radiographic examination procedures, as well as nutrition, and the development of diseases.



Horse Conformation

Horse Conformation Author Juliet Hedge
ISBN-10 1592284876
Release 1999
Pages 484
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The most comprehensive guide to the horse's body - inside and out - ever published. In athletics as in architecture, form follows function, and nowhere is that truth more important than in equestrian sports. The better a horse's conformation (how the animal measures up, or "conforms," to the ideal standards of its breed or type), the better it will be able to perform. Using hundreds of photographs and drawings, this masterfully produced book will show you how to develop the "eye" that any horseman needs to assess equine conformation and anatomy. Its comprehensive text focuses on: Ideal and abnormal conformation features Balance and symmetry The relationship between conformation faults and athletic ability Colors and markings Anatomical elements, teeth, and aging Digestive, neurological, respiratory, and circulatory systems The relationship between structure and function Now in paperback, Horse Conformation is the single most valuable book on its subject and one that deserves a prominent place in every horse owner's or rider's library.



Understanding Your Horse

Understanding Your Horse Author Lesley Bayley
ISBN-10 0715311212
Release 1996
Pages 152
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This guide shows how to understand and communicate with horses. It shows how to interpret their signals, from the subtle flick of an ear to the very clear message given by a well-aimed bite.



Professional Care of the Racehorse

Professional Care of the Racehorse Author T. A. Landers
ISBN-10 1581501358
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 303
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This comprehensive manual provides instructions on all aspects of racehorse care. Photographs and explanatory text detail procedures for everything from cleaning a stall to feeding to grooming and bathing. In addition, the book describes how to detect signs of illness and lameness in the racehorse. Professional Care of the Racehorse is intended for all people who work with horses.



Equus

Equus Author
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924104222603
Release 2007-07
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Equus has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Equus also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Equus book for free.



Manual of Equine Lameness

Manual of Equine Lameness Author Gary M. Baxter
ISBN-10 9780470960752
Release 2011-08-10
Pages 468
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Manual of Equine Lameness provides essential information onequine lameness diagnostics and treatment in an easy-to-use formatideal for the clinical setting. A clinically relevantdistillation of topics from Adams and Stashak's Lameness inHorses, this text offers a quick introduction and fast accessto key information. An accompanying DVD includes practicalsupplements, including additional anatomical images, video clipsdemonstrating key procedures such as perineural and intrasynovialinjections, and examples of lameness conditions in motion. Designed for use in daily practice, the book is presented inbrief chapters carefully formatted to maximize the usefulness forpracticing veterinarians. Manual of Equine Lameness is aninvaluable resource to any veterinarian treating lameness in horsesand an ideal reference for veterinary students wanting to learn thefundamentals of lameness.



Current Therapy in Equine Medicine

Current Therapy in Equine Medicine Author Norman Edward Robinson
ISBN-10 9781416054757
Release 2009
Pages 1066
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Stay up-to-date on the latest advances and current issues in equine medicine with this handy reference for the busy equine practitioner, large animal veterinarian, or student. This edition of Current Therapy in Equine Medicine brings you thorough coverage and expert advice on selected topics in areas that have seen significant advances in the last 5 years. Content emphasizes the practical aspects of diagnosis and treatment and provides details for therapeutic regimens. Arranged primarily by body system, the text also features sections on infectious diseases, foal diseases, nutrition, and toxicology. With this cutting-edge information all in one reliable source, you'll increase your awareness of key therapies in less time. Focuses on the latest therapy for equine diseases, emphasizing detailed discussions and the most reliable and current information. Organized approach to important problems brings you up-to-date, practical information organized by organ system. Concise, easy-to-read format saves you time; most articles provide essential information in 2 to 5 pages. Renowned group of contributors share their expertise on the timely topics you need to know about. Photos enhance information. Line drawings illustrate important concepts. NEW! Emerging topics include issues such as disinfection in equine hospitals; complimentary modalities to traditional medicine; chemotherapy for oncological diseases; and protecting yourself with medical records. Each section has NEW topics including medical management of critically ill foals in the field; oral cavity masses; radiology of sinuses and teeth; biochemical tests for myocardial injury; protozoal myeloencephalitis update; management of bladder uroliths; skin grafting; managing the high-risk pregnancy; shock wave therapy; and more!



Practical Guide to Lameness in Horses

Practical Guide to Lameness in Horses Author Ted S. Stashak
ISBN-10 9781118701133
Release 2013-05-30
Pages 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.



Training the Racehorse

Training the Racehorse Author Tim Fitzgeorge-Parker
ISBN-10 0851315860
Release 1993
Pages 263
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A lifelong horsemaster and racing journalist provides a wealth of information on all aspects of finding, breaking, training, and placing racehorses. Liberally sprinkled with anecdotes, which show both the humor and the drama of the racing scene, this is essential reading for anyone who aspires to train a racehorse.



Become A Winner Claiming Thoroughbred Racehorses

Become A Winner Claiming Thoroughbred Racehorses Author Marino Specogna
ISBN-10 9781937942045
Release 2011-11-08
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Author provides thoroughbred horse racing secrets and tips on becoming a successful thoroughbred horse owner or handicapper. The author outlines the keys for success in the thoroughbred horse racing industry.



Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse E Book

Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse   E Book Author Michael W. Ross
ISBN-10 9781437711769
Release 2010-11-11
Pages 1424
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Covering many different diagnostic tools, this essential resource explores both traditional treatments and alternative therapies for conditions that can cause gait abnormalities in horses. Broader in scope than any other book of its kind, this edition describes equine sporting activities and specific lameness conditions in major sport horse types, and includes up-to-date information on all imaging modalities. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Cutting-edge information on diagnostic application for computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging includes the most comprehensive section available on MRI in the live horse. Coverage of traditional treatment modalities also includes many aspects of alternative therapy, with a practical and realistic perspective on prognosis. An examination of the various types of horses used in sports describes the lameness conditions to which each horse type is particularly prone, as well as differences in prognosis. Guidelines on how to proceed when a diagnosis cannot easily be reached help you manage conditions when faced with the limitations of current diagnostic capabilities. Clinical examination and diagnostic analgesia are given a special emphasis. Practical, hands-on information covers a wide range of horse types from around the world. A global perspective is provided by a team of international authors, editors, and contributors. A full-color insert shows thermography images. Updated chapters include the most current information on topics such as MRI, foot pain, stem cell therapy, and shock wave treatment. Two new chapters include The Biomechanics of the Equine Limb and its Effect on Lameness and Clinical Use of Stem Cells, Marrow Components, and Other Growth Factors. The chapter on the hock has been expanded substantially, and the section on lameness associated with the foot has been completely rewritten to include state-of-the-art information based on what has been learned from MRI. Many new figures appear throughout the book.



Adams and Stashak s Lameness in Horses

Adams and Stashak s Lameness in Horses Author Gary M. Baxter
ISBN-10 9780470960110
Release 2011-01-13
Pages 1272
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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 diagnosing lameness, 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.



Manual of Equine Emergencies

Manual of Equine Emergencies Author James A. Orsini
ISBN-10 0721692982
Release 2003
Pages 912
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Designed for ease of use in the clinical setting, this up-to-date resource provides all of the essential information needed on equine emergency medicine and surgery. In a logical, clear presentation, the reference outlines step-by-step direction of the procedures needed to stabilize the equine patient. Color illustrations enhance the written text. The text is updated throughout and includes a number of new chapters and illustrations, as well as aesthetic changes that make key information easier to locate. Authored by experts in the field, this one-of-a-kind manual presents data on principles and procedures, organ system examination, neonatology, shock and temperature related problems, interpretation of lab tests, pharmacology and toxicology, and management of special problems. Presents the medical and surgical principles and procedures for all organs and body systems, including common signs of distress. Includes nutritional guidelines for each disease. Easy-to-use format includes a quick reference guide to the equipment needed to perform emergency procedures, treatments presented in at-a-glance outline format, and easy-to-read tables that summarize key information on poisons. Describes laboratory tests, including details on how to obtain the best samples and interpret test results. Offers coverage of not only common medical emergencies, but uncommon emergencies as well. Features useful appendices on normal clinical values, vaccination schedules, product manufacturers, and registry information for various breeds. Includes new chapters on diagnostic ultrasound, pain management, fluid therapy, high-risk pregnancy, regional perfusion, aging guidelines/dentistry, esophagostomy, temporomandibular arthrocentesis, endoscopy of the navicular bursa, corneal scraping, nerve blocks of the eye, caudal epidural catheterization, blood coagulation disorders, emergency measurements of body fluids, and diseases seen in Europe. Presents more than 100 new illustrations and 24 new color plates of GI disorders and toxic plants. Features updated and expanded drug information, including dosages and drug reactions. Thumb tabs mark chapter names and page bars make the drug dosage tables easier to locate. "Must Know" information is called out with a new logo.



A Treatise on the Foot of the Horse and a New System of Shoeing by One Sided Nailing and on the Nature Origin and Symptoms of the Navicular Joint Lameness with Preventive and Curative Treatment

A Treatise on the Foot of the Horse and a New System of Shoeing by One Sided Nailing  and on the Nature  Origin  and Symptoms of the Navicular Joint Lameness with Preventive and Curative Treatment Author James Turner
ISBN-10 9781473344013
Release 2017-10-06
Pages 126
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First published in 1832, this is a detailed treatise on farriery, with a particular focus on the nature, origin and symptoms of navicular joint lameness. Written by a member of the Royal Veterinary College and accomplished army surgeon, it goes into great detail of preventative and curative treatment, as well as offering practical tips to horse shoeing. Contents include: "Manuscript Transmitted to the Veterinary College in 1816", "Navicular Joint Disease Unknown as the General Seat of Chronic Lameness of the Fore Feet", "Contraction", "Two Forms of Contraction", "The General or Apparent Contraction", The Occult of Partial Contraction", "Insidious Nature of Contraction", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that 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.



Equine Podiatry

Equine Podiatry Author Andrea E. Floyd
ISBN-10 9780721603834
Release 2007
Pages 464
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Intended for veterinarians and farrier's, this book focuses on the foot, which is the most common site of lameness in horses. It covers the basic farrier principles, and focuses on medical and surgical foot care management. It includes information on the anatomy and physiology of the equine foot, pathological conditions, and more.



Farmer s Cyclopedia Diseases of horses swine and poultry their prevention and cure

Farmer s Cyclopedia  Diseases of horses  swine and poultry  their prevention and cure Author
ISBN-10 MSU:31293029465881
Release 1919
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Farmer s Cyclopedia Diseases of horses swine and poultry their prevention and cure has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Farmer s Cyclopedia Diseases of horses swine and poultry their prevention and cure also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Farmer s Cyclopedia Diseases of horses swine and poultry their prevention and cure book for free.