Optimize Your Horse's Nutrition for a Lifetime of Vibrant Health

Author: Ph. D. Juliet M. Getty

Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing

ISBN: 1608442144

Category: Horses

Page: 484

View: 2560

Feeding is the foundation of every horse's health, and every owner cares about it, but answers can be hard to find. Based on solid science and the author's long experience, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse illuminates the secrets of equine nutrition and points the way toward lifelong vitality for your horse. Part I explains the physiology of the horse's digestion and nutrient use; Part II offers recommendations for specific conditions such as insulin resistance and laminitis, as well as discussion about feeding through the life stages, from foals to athletes to aged horses. Whether you are a novice horse owner or a seasoned professional, Feed Your Horse Like A Horse will be your most valuable resource on equine nutrition. You'll begin in Section 1 with an up-to-date overview of nutrition and horse physiology that is designed for everyone, from the novice to the lifelong horseman. Section 2 will empower you to make the right feeding decisions that support your horse's innate needs, regardless of his condition or activity type. As a reference book, you have the freedom to choose which sections to read. Topics include: Choosing the right hay or concentrates Helping easy and hard keepers How vitamins and minerals work Recognizing and eliminating stress Importance of salt and other electrolytes Treating insulin resistance Reducing the risk of laminitis Recovery for the rescued horse Nutrient fundamentals Dealing with genetic disorders Managing allergies Alleviating arthritis Diagnosing equine Cushing's disease Preventing ulcers and colic Feeding treats safely Pregnancy and lactation Feeding the orphaned foal Optimizing growth Optimizing athletic work and performance Changing needs as horses age Considerations for donkeys and mules Juliet M. Getty, Ph.D. is a consultant, speaker, and writer in equine nutrition. A retired university professor and winner of several teaching awards, Dr. Getty presents seminars to horse organizations and works with individual owners to create customized nutrition plans designed to prevent illness and optimize their horses' overall health and performance. Based in beautiful rural Bayfield, Colorado, Dr. Getty runs a consulting company, Getty Equine Nutrition, LLC (GettyEquineNutrition.com), through which she helps horse owners locally, nationally, and internationally. The well-being of the horse remains Dr. Getty's driving motivation, and she believes every horse owner should have access to scientific information in order to give every horse a lifetime of vibrant health.
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Author: Louise L. Southwood

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118404556

Category: Medical

Page: 352

View: 9398

Practical Guide to Equine Colic takes a step-by-step clinical approach to the medical management of this common condition. Covering colic management and treatment from the veterinarian’s first involvement through referral, surgical intervention, and long-term recovery, the book offers practical advice on managing a colic case. Designed for easy navigation, chapters are brief and fully cross-referenced, allowing the reader to quickly find and apply information in the practice setting. The book incorporates key points, checklists, clinical tips, step-by-step illustrations, and case examples, emphasizing clinically relevant information throughout and referencing the most applicable and up-to-date literature. A companion website offers clinical cases, quizzes, and videos at www.wiley.com/go/southwood. Practical Guide to Equine Colic is an ideal resource for daily use in treating horses with colic, appealing to students, equine practitioners, and specialists alike.
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Author: Norman Edward Robinson,Kim A. Sprayberry

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416054758

Category: Medical

Page: 1066

View: 8742

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!
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The Horse Owner's Full-Color Veterinary Care and Conditioning Resource for Modern Performance, Sport, and Pleasure Horses

Author: Nancy S Loving

Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books

ISBN: 1570767009

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 616

View: 629

A ridden horse is an athletic horse, and just as a human athlete needs to gauge his diet, condition his cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and take meticulous care of his muscles, bones, and ligaments, so too must the rider maintain these systems in her horse. Now, for the first time in one, full-color comprehensive book, Dr. Nancy S. Loving, noted equine veterinarian and dressage, event, and distance riding competitor, addresses the singularly challenging needs of keeping the working horse in working order. With chapters devoted to cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, digestive, and reproductive health, as well to the hooves, bones, joints, tendons and ligaments, muscles, and skin, Dr. Loving provides a thorough understanding of the intricacies of the equine body. However, this is not just another veterinary manual. While diseases are indeed clearly explained, and relevant diagnostic tools and methods of prevention and treatment are offered for various ailments, Dr. Loving sets her book apart by diligently applying her scientific knowledge to the practical needs of every pleasure, sport, and performance horse owner—whether you simply hack with friends or compete at the highest level. Over 500 color photographs and 4,000 index entries suitably enrich this consummate text. Whether used as a study guide to better understand your equine athlete or as a quick-find reference when you notice a mysterious new swelling on his near foreleg, All Horse Systems Go is the integral ingredient to ensuring your horse can perform to the very best of his ability, whatever his task may be.
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Author: Dr. Richard H Chapman BVSc

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1326517821

Category: Pets

Page: N.A

View: 8184

Dr RICHARD CHAPMAN BVSc qualified as a Veterinary Surgeon in 1958 obtaining his degree from Bristol University in England. Of his 57 years in practice, he has spent 9 in England and 48 in Australia. Dr. Chapman practises Veterinary Medicine in the old-fashioned way: feeling with his fingertips, using his eyes, ears, sense of smell and a large dose of intuition. He mixes experience with wisdom, combining old and new practices, the holistic with the allopathic, and bush techniques with modern technology. This manual was written in response to requests from many of his clients who have come to rely on his knowledge and understanding of animals and the illnesses, accidents and ailments which beset them. He has always considered prevention is better than cure, so this book contains many well-proven and simple health-promoting practices. Writing in the same chatty way that he speaks to his clients, Dr. Chapman has provided a treasury of information, re-assurance, tips, and first aid techniques.
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Author: Vince Stead

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1329262425

Category: Pets

Page: 54

View: 9984

You can learn how to understand and train your Thoroughbred Horse to be good, and learn some general helpful advice on horse care and nice living conditions for your horse. 1. The Characteristics of Thoroughbred Horse 2. How to Saddle a Horse 3. How to Muck out a Horse Corral 4. How to Raise a Pony 5. How a Bit, Harness and Reins Work 6. How to Use a Hoof Pick 7. What Kind of Shelter does your Horse Need? 8. How to Use a Round Pen 9. The Best Ways to Keep Flies of your Horse 10. The Different Kinds of Horse Saddles 11. How a Cow Horse Performs 12. How Horseshoeing is Done 13. How to Enter your Horse in Shows and Rodeos 14. Nice Safe Toys for Horses to Play With 15. How to Break and Train your Horse 16. How to Clean a Horse Stall 17. What to Do When your Horse is Going to Have a Baby 18. What to Do if Your Horse Breaks it's Leg 19. How to Trailer your Horse 20. How to Make Sure Your Horse Does Not Colic on You
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Author: Norman Edward Robinson,Kim A. Sprayberry

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416054758

Category: Medical

Page: 1066

View: 2537

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!
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Author: Anthony T. Blikslager,Nathaniel A. White, II,James N. Moore,Tim S. Mair

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119063264

Category: Medical

Page: 904

View: 5566

Written and edited by leading experts on equine digestive diseases, The Equine Acute Abdomen, Third Editionis the preeminent text on diagnosing and treating acute abdominal diseases in horses, donkeys, and mules. The definitive guide to acute abdominal disorders in equine patients, fully updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field Lavishly illustrated with more than 450 color illustrations, photographs, line drawings, and figures A companion website features video clips and images from the book available for download Provides an invaluable resource to equine surgery and internal medicine specialists, researchers, practitioners, and students who deal with colic
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Your Guide to Horse Health Care and Management

Author: Heather Smith Thomas

Publisher: Eclipse Press

ISBN: 9781581501360

Category: Pets

Page: 160

View: 6852

This covers the basics of hoof care and horseshoeing. Topics range from simple cleaning to trimming and shoeing the foot to dealing with hoof injuries and complex lameness problems. It also described how to achieve healthy hooves through proper nutrition, conscientious care, and proper used of the horse.
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Author: Micaela Myers

Publisher: i5 Publishing

ISBN: 1620080869

Category: Pets

Page: 64

View: 1404

Each book in the Horse Illustrated® Simple Solutions™ series zeroes in on a common problem faced by horse owners and is the perfect fast-reading source of answers for every horse lover. For example, how do you best match your tow vehicle and your horse transport requirements to the many options available in horse trailers? What is the best technique to use when your horse does not want to walk into the trailer? Problems like this and many are solved in this new series! Horse owners need a ton of knowledge and tools to keep hayseed-size problems from ballooning into haystack-size ones. Each book in the Horse Illustrated® Simple Solutions series zeroes in on a common problem faced by horse owners and is the perfect fast-reading source of answers for every horse lover.
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Author: Bryan M. Waldridge

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119191874

Category: Medical

Page: 216

View: 8701

9.5 Lameness and Muscle Weakness-Inducing Plants -- 9.6 Plant-Induced Calcinosis -- 9.7 Selenium Toxicosis -- 9.8 Anemia-Inducing Plants -- 9.9 Teratogenic Plants -- 9.10 Sudden Death-Inducing Plants -- 9.11 Larkspur -- 9.12 Monkshood -- 9.13 Poison Hemlock -- 9.14 Water Hemlock -- 9.15 Yew -- 9.16 Death Camas -- 9.17 Avocado -- Supplemental Reading -- References -- Index -- End User License Agreement
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Author: Derek C. Knottenbelt

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702027901

Category: Medical

Page: 499

View: 6967

Covering the main equine drugs available today, this comprehensive handbook includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers. A listing of hematological, biochemical, physiological, and therapeutic data is included. Trade names are included with generic names, and all brand names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether veterinary student or equine specialist. Listing of haematological, biochemical, physiological and therapeutic data in 1 volume, produced with the final year vet student and recent graduate in mind Indispensable reference for equine veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, and others involved in breeding and keeping horses Includes dosages and adverse reactions as recommended by the manufacturers in their data sheets and literature inserts (unless otherwise stated) SI units and generic names used throughout; all propriertary names from the drugs are removed to make this book relevant to everybody working in the equine field all over the world, whether vet student or equine specialist Includes the main drugs available today fully revised and updated written in a more user-friendly style and format (pocket size + flexicover) inclusion of better quality line drawings and addition of photographs showing nerve block techniques
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The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer

Author: Harvey Karp

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0553393235

Category: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS

Page: 352

View: 6479

"A completely revised and updated second edition of one of the most popular and bestselling parenting books of all time, by America's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. Harvey Karp, M.D. shares his groundbreaking approach to calming your new baby's crying and transforming your infant into the happiest baby on the block! His highly successful method is based on four revolutionary concepts: 1. Create the Fourth Trimester: How to re-create the womblike atmosphere your newborn baby still yearns for. 2. Find the Calming Reflex: An "off switch" all babies are born wtih, which quickly soothes fussing and crying. 3. Use the 5 S's: Five easy methods to turn on your baby's amazing calming reflex. 4. Apply the Cuddle Cure: How to combine the 5 S's to calm even colicky babies. THOROUGHLY REVISED SECOND EDITION"--
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CESMAS 2008

Author: Arno Lindner

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Pub

ISBN: 9086860729

Category: Pets

Page: 192

View: 8798

The determination and management of performance-limitation in sport horses is very challenging, especially within a short time period before an important competition. In this book experts disclose their experience on: -What do we know about the poor performance horse? -The gastrointestinal tract: medical, nutritional and surgical considerations. -Could it be the heart? -Could it be the muscles? -Monitoring orthopaedic health in competition horses. -Could it be the foot? -Could it be neurological? -Cases where physiotherapy helped to make a difference. -Could it be respiratory?
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Author: Karen Coumbe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118336267

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 7753

The breadth and depth of expertise essential for equine veterinary nursing today is provided in this definitive textbook. Thoroughly revised and updated in its second edition, and now fully illustrated in colour. This book covers the content of the ever-expanding equine nursing syllabus, while still succinctly covering all the basics that veterinary nurses specialising in other species need to know. The key subjects included are: basic equine management, medical and surgical equine nursing, nutrition, reproduction and foal care, emergency first aid, and the theory underpinning these and other important topics. Equine Veterinary Nursing Second Edition is presented in a clear and user-friendly manner, appropriate for all those involved in equine nursing. A practical approach is used throughout and procedures are illustrated with a large number of line diagrams and clinical photographs. It is an essential manual for all student and qualified equine veterinary nurses and all those involved in the care of horses. KEY FEATURES Includes a new chapter on the equine nurse’s professional responsibilities Major revisions to the chapters on diagnostic imaging and surgical nursing to reflect advances in technology and techniques All information on health and safety management updated in keeping with new regulations Authors include both vets and experienced equine nurses Endorsed by the British Equine Veterinary Association "With the increasing demands of equine practice has come the need for well trained and competent equine nurses. There have been significant improvements in and expansion of the equine Veterinary Nurse training syllabus over the past few years to meet these demands. This new and updated edition of Equine Veterinary Nursing covers all aspects of the new syllabus with well written and illustrated chapters from a wide range of knowledgable and experienced authors. The British Equine Veterinary Association is pleased to endorse this text as a 'must have' for all trainee equine veterinary nurses and their training practices." - Deidre M Carson BVSc(Syd) MRCVS Immediate Past President, BEVA
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