Concise Guide to Nutrition in the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 0876050895
Release Date: 1998-06-19
Genre: Pets

Horses are especially sensitive to change of feed as well as poor-quality feed and pasture, which is why this book is must reading for anyone who looks after a horse. Topics covered include feeding for growth, maintenance, exercise, and during pregnancy and lactation.

Concise Guide to Navicular Syndrome in the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 1570762279
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

"This book should be on your tack room shelf for referencebuy it, read it, and keep it for future study." --The Horsemen's Yankee Pedlar

The Horse Nutrition Handbook

Author: Melyni Worth
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1603422099
Release Date: 2010-05-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Good nutrition is essential for a strong and healthy horse. Here are in-depth explorations on the benefits of additives and herbal supplements inform Worth’s dietary approach toward treating common health problems that include colic, cribbing, Cushing disease, ulcers, tying-up syndrome, and more. Providing your horse with a healthy, well-balanced diet will keep him looking and feeling his best for years to come.


Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: Howell Books
ISBN: CORNELL:31924073357901
Release Date: 1995
Genre: Pets

Horse owners are subjected to an endless stream of information and unless it is correct, problems can result. Dr. Ramey sets the record straight on such topics as vaccinations, exercise, lameness, pregnancy, stress and behavior. The author is practiced in surgery as well as preventive medicine.

Equine Herbs and Healing An Earth Lodge Pocket Guide to Holistic Horse Wellness

Author: Maya Cointreau
Publisher: Earth Lodge via PublishDrive
ISBN: 9781944396107
Release Date: 2016-02-05
Genre: Pets

This informative and beautifully illustrated barn companion teaches you how to combine and use herbs most effectively for your horse’s benefit. Learn what herbs have been used traditionally for which ailments and how to make your own salves, tinctures, braces, and sprays. Praise for Equine Herbs & Healing: “Equine Herbs & Healing is a must-have resource.” – Equine Wellness Magazine “A great gift.” – Natural Horse Magazine Horses of the past were free to roam on large acreages and commonly sought out the wild herbs and other native medicinal plants they needed to stay properly conditioned. Modern horses rely on their human owners to supply the herbs they need to keep their bodies strong and healthy. The herbalists at Earth Lodge Herbals have brought together years of herbal experience to bring you this Earth Lodge Guide to Horse Wellness: Equine Herbs & Healing, giving you all the tools you need to maintain your horse the natural way.

Feeding and Care of the Horse

Author: Lon D. Lewis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118694947
Release Date: 2013-07-16
Genre: Medical

This is the concise, easy-to-use version of Dr. Lewis's Equine Clinical Nutrition, Feeding and Care. It includes a full-color section identifying toxic plants and provides practical information on the diversified effects of different nutrients, feeds and supplements on a horse's athletic performance, reproduction, growth, hooves, appetite, behavior and disease. The book can help prevent common, but expensive problems in horses of all ages.

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Author: Martin K. Nielsen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119382812
Release Date: 2018-03-29
Genre: Medical

Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence. This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more. A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

A Modern Horse Herbal

Author: Hilary Page Self
ISBN: 1872119816
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Health & Fitness

This detailed guide to medicinal herbs for horses shows how they can help in the treatment of a wide range of common ailments, written for the new generation of horse owners seeking a more natural approach to their horse's health. Providing an A-Z of common ailments and conditions, from allergies to wounds, as well as depicting how one can safely and effectively treat these ailments with herbal medicine. In doing so, it draws on the latest research in herbal medicine as well as traditional plant-based remedies; it is full of tried and tested advice. Throughout, the author underlines the importance of veterinary consultation, and explains how certain herbs can be used to complement and support conventional treatments.

A Concise Guide to Respiratory Disease of the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
ISBN: CORNELL:31924103578260
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Medical

This book introduces the reader to the anatomy of the horse's respiratory tract and discusses the diagnostic methods and treatments usually used today.

Equine Pediatric Medicine Second Edition

Author: William V. Bernard
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351650823
Release Date: 2018-06-12
Genre: Medical

This systematic yet concise guide to equine pediatric medicine covers etiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, diagnosis, and management. Beginning with a thorough explanation of the physical examination, the chapters then take the reader through the different disorders associated with each body system, including liver, cardiovascular, respiratory, opthalmologic, endocrine, and muscoskeletal diseases. A brand new chapter on nutrition has been added to this fully revised text. The book is superbly illustrated throughout with photographs, diagrams, radiographs and tables, while a new section of in-depth case studies brings the information to life. Equine practitioners will value this as a ready reference, while veterinary students and technicians can use it as a complete guide to equine pediatric disease.

Concise Guide to Colic In the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 0876059116
Release Date: 1996-07-08
Genre: Pets

This is the third book in a new series of single-topic paperbacks related to the health and maintenance of the horse by David W. Ramey, D.V.M. "Colic" is a catch-all term for a condition that can pass in a few minutes to one that is ultimately fatal to the horse. Dr. Ramey describes the various types of colic and the recommended course of treatment for each. Owners will be able to recognize the different symptoms and know whether to self-treat or call the veterinarian immediately.

Ranch Horse Versatility

Author: Mike Major
Publisher: Morris Communications Corp
ISBN: 9780762792825
Release Date: 2011-05-17
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Maybe you compete in versatility ranch-horse events or plan to meet that challenge and want to take advantage of every opportunity to polish your performance. Perhaps cattle work can put a fresh perspective on your riding program, or you simply want a handy, responsive horse, no matter what your day’s ride might bring. Whatever your interest in Ranch-Horse Versatility, Colorado horseman Mike Major is uniquely qualified to provide the information to take your horse program to the next level. A rancher by profession and a competitor by choice, Major has developed the horsemanship expertise to be successful in both venues, in large part because he draws no real distinction between his show horses and ranch horses. A Major Cattle Company horse might well work on the ranch today and compete in the arena tomorrow, a dual-purpose approach that has proven successful. Major and his stallion, Smart Whiskey Doc, have claimed multiple national titles—American Quarter Horse Association 2006 Bayer Select Working Cow Horse World Champion, World’s Greatest Versatility Horse at the National Versatility Ranch Horse Association 2008 and 2009 National Finals, and AQHA 2009 and 2010 Versatility Ranch Horse Open World Champion. Plus, in 2010 Major rode Black Hope Stik, a daughter of Smart Whiskey Doc, to become the inaugural Battle in the Saddle Ranch Remuda Champion and the first Project Cowboy Champion. American stock-horse associations were founded on the backs of such talented horses, and versatility competition has brought a renewed appreciation for these all-around athletes. In his book, Major shares how he develops such responsive, maneuverable horses. His understanding, how-to tips and thoughtful insights in Ranch-Horse Versatility can help you sharpen your skills to ride effectively, compete successfully and show your horse to advantage.

Essential Equine Nutrition

Author: L. A. Waldron
Publisher: Context Products
ISBN: 1899043519
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Genre: Horses

Essential Equine Nutrition is a book written for students, vets, breeders and equine professionals, giving a broad coverage of the main areas of equine nutrition needed for understanding how best to feed horses and ponies. It illustrates the science of equine nutrition as it currently stands, including where there are gaps in the current research, and how best to apply the data that is available to practical solutions in feeding horses. The style of writing is deliberately kept simple in order to allow non-scientists access to the information in a clear and concise manner. Only proven scientific data is used within the book and how best to apply the data that is available to practical solutions in feeding horses Contents Current status of equine nutrition Water - the first limiting nutrient Basic elements in equine nutrition The equine digestive tract Feedstuffs for horses Feeding individual horses Feeding for breeding Nutritional problems and diseases in horses Paddocks and pasture Formulating diets for horses Index

Concise Guide To Tendon and Ligament Injuries in the Horse

Author: David W. Ramey
Publisher: *Howell Book House
ISBN: 0876059124
Release Date: 1996-02-20
Genre: Pets

Concise Guide to Tendon & Ligament Injuries in the Horse is part of a series of books that provides in-depth information about a variety of health-related subjects of interest to owners and riders. This book describes the most common tendon and ligament injuries that affect all sport horses. It explains how to recognize an injured tendon or ligament in a horse, and it evaluates a range of possible treatments and their effectiveness and limitations. With this information, owners can better understand what it will take to make their horses sound again. Also in this Series Concise Guide to: Medications and Supplements for the Horse Colic in the Horse Navicular Syndrome in the Horse The Howell Equestrian Library

Horse Owner s Field Guide to Toxic Plants

Author: Sandra M. Burger
Publisher: Breakthrough Publications
ISBN: 0914327623
Release Date: 1996-01-01
Genre: Nature

Features full-color photographs, detailed drawings, and invaluable, up-to-date information on plants both proven and suspected in horse poisonings.