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The Veterinary Care of the Horse

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9780851319247.
Categories: , .
Publication Date: 30 November 2006

Description

This veterinary handbook for horseowners presents each condition under headings which include the cause, treatment, potential complications, prevention and prognosis. Basic procedures such as cleaning a wound, poulticing, giving an intramuscular injection, feeding a sick horse and disinfecting stable and clothing are laid out in a step-by-step format. Advice is given on such matters as choosing horse insurance and having a horse vetted, and topics such as drugs and the competition horse are discussed.